fi·ber·fill | \ˈfī-bər-ˌfil \

Definition of fiberfill 

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

Examples of fiberfill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'fiberfill.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of fiberfill

1962, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fiberfill

Statistics for fiberfill

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for fiberfill

The first known use of fiberfill was in 1962

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on fiberfill

See words that rhyme with fiberfill

Comments on fiberfill

What made you want to look up fiberfill? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


required by fashion, etiquette, or custom

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!