head·​rest | \ ˈhed-ˌrest How to pronounce headrest (audio) \

Definition of headrest

1 : a support for the head

Examples of headrest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s paired with a matching headrest, also from Bensen, and an accompanying ottoman. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Feb. 2022 The adjustable headrest can also be moved to four different positions. Rachel King, Fortune, 26 Nov. 2021 Inside is a layered, padded backrest and headrest and a removable foot bag that makes cleanup simple and easy. The Editors, Field & Stream, 16 Nov. 2020 The curved backrest hugs the contours of your spine, keeping your head upright without a headrest. Julian Chokkattu, Wired, 20 Oct. 2020 If the birds are landing out in the field and not along the edges, just lay on the ground, coverup with a ghillie blanket, and use your blind bag as a headrest. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, 11 Aug. 2020 Ideal for children up to 32 pounds and 32 inches in height, the PIPA Lite LX features an ergonomic handle, a padded headrest, an ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) canopy and a shock-absorbing frame for extra peace of mind. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, 10 Aug. 2020 The island-life branding continues with marlins sewn into the headrests of the driver and passenger seats. Roberto Baldwin, Car and Driver, 24 May 2020 Not only are both the seat and headrest padded for maximum comfort, this cozy seat, which has a collective 4.6-star rating on Kohl’s, reclines back in three different resting positions with adjustable armrests to boot. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, 22 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of headrest

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Headrest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/headrest. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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