fi·​ber·​fill | \ ˈfī-bər-ˌfil How to pronounce fiberfill (audio) \

Definition of fiberfill

: synthetic fibers used as a filling material (as for cushions)

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There's also polyester fiberfill for extra plush comfort. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "7 Top-Rated Mattress Toppers, According to Textile Pros," 19 Dec. 2018 This comforter is hypoallergenic thanks to its synthetic but still plush fiberfill that keeps the blanket warm without weighing it down. Samantha Gordon, USA TODAY, "Replace your gross old comforter with this best-seller for less than $25," 22 Aug. 2017 What is the hair going to be made of? (Paper, tulle, polyester fiberfill, and buckram are popular options; the Saint Louis Art Museum’s current menswear show uses suit interfacing, a clever tailoring twist.) Kimberly Chrisman-campbell, The Atlantic, "Confessions of a Costume Curator," 18 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of fiberfill

1962, in the meaning defined above

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