body pillow


Definition of body pillow

: a large, elongated pillow used to support the body especially during sleep There also are body pillows for side sleepers so they can place part of the pillow between their legs and better align their spine. — Nzong Xiong, News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), 27 Dec. 2007

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First Known Use of body pillow

1973, in the meaning defined above

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“Body pillow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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