comforter

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noun com·fort·er \ˈkəm(p)-fə(r)-tər\

Definition of comforter

  1. 1 a capitalized :  holy spirit b :  one that gives comfort

  2. 2 a :  a long narrow usually knitted neck scarf b :  a thick bed covering made of two layers of cloth containing a filling (as down)

Examples of comforter in a sentence

  1. He was her longtime confidant and comforter.

14th Century

First Known Use of comforter

14th century


COMFORTER Defined for English Language Learners

comforter

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noun com·fort·er \ˈkəm(p)-fə(r)-tər\

Definition of comforter for English Language Learners

  • : someone who helps you to feel less worried, upset, frightened, etc. : someone who comforts you

  • : a thick bed covering that is filled with a soft light material (such as feathers)


COMFORTER Defined for Kids

comforter

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noun com·fort·er \ˈkəm-fər-tər\

Definition of comforter for Students

  1. 1 :  a person or thing that gives relief to someone suffering grief or trouble

  2. 2 :  1quilt


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