pillow talk


: intimate conversation between lovers in bed

Examples of pillow talk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pillow talk is most potent when other elements help heat things up. Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 22 Mar. 2024 Discussing credit scores with your partner isn’t anyone’s idea of pillow talk. Lauren Schwahn Of Nerdwallet, Quartz, 13 Feb. 2024 Most episodes of The Bedtime Podcast trend frothy and sweet with occasional pinches of real grit scattered amongst the pillow talk; seemingly lightweight conversations about break-ups or moving apartments, for example, get really real really fast. Marc Hershon, Vulture, 26 July 2023 The Pillow Talk kit comes with several staples from the Charlotte Tilbury line including the pillow talk matte revolution lipstick, the pillow talk lip cheat pencil and the hyaluronic happikiss lipstick. Meredith Woerner, Variety, 17 July 2023 Jennifer Lopez counters Gwyneth Paltrow’s pillow talk about Ben Affleck with praise May 5, 2023 The property also features a separate 5,000-square-foot sports facility with an indoor pickleball court, boxing ring and sports lounge. Alexandra Del Rosario, Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2023 The 1960s queen of risqué pillow talk died of natural causes on May 25 at 91, and while some in the comedy world have acknowledged her contributions, Warren was never able to break into the mainstream like her contemporary, Phyllis Diller, because her material went well beyond housewife jokes. BostonGlobe.com, 24 June 2021 And this isn't just pillow talk. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 3 Mar. 2021 Also unmoored: a passage of postcoital pillow talk for Walter Lee and Ruth, created by turning dialogue that’s usually spoken live into a recorded voice-over. Jesse Green, New York Times, 25 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pillow talk was in 1914

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“Pillow talk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pillow%20talk. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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