pillow talk


Definition of pillow talk

: intimate conversation between lovers in bed

Examples of pillow talk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But first, pillow talk: Almost one in four married couples sleep in separate beds, according to a new survey. Ashley Shaffer, USA TODAY, "What does it take to steal from 145 million Americans?," 10 Feb. 2020 Some blackout curtains also dampen vibrations that could drown out pillow talk. Lisa A. Goldstein, Popular Science, "We built a better house for the 48 million Americans with hearing loss," 28 Jan. 2020 Part of the experience involves learning and enacting traditional routines of floor cleaning, preparing sheets for sleeping or pillow talk, and sharing artist Sunhui Chang’s banchan (kimchi and pickles). Tony Bravo, SFChronicle.com, "‘How to Fall in Love in a Brothel’ at Catharine Clark Gallery," 3 Nov. 2019 But the strength of the book is in its unsentimental limning of the past, of dinner-table conversations, pillow talk, sisterly intrigues and alliances, of creaking floors and sheltering trees, of petty resentments and small rapprochements. Joanne Kaufman, WSJ, "“The Most Fun We Ever Had” Review: An Assured Debut," 21 June 2019 Krystal and Chris, meanwhile, are lying around on a dirty beach pillow talking about Krystal's butt. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, "Bachelor in Paradise Season 5, Episode 6 Recap: Goodbye, Kenny," 27 Aug. 2018 But now the media industry is wondering if some of her success is due to top-secret pillow talk — and ethical lapses that may have come with it. Brian Flood, Fox News, "Did 'hotshot' NY Times reporter Ali Watkins simply benefit from top-secret pillow talk?," 13 June 2018 Less than two minutes into the episode, the good ship Falice makes its presence known with a glorious scene in which FP and Alice lie around in post-coital bliss and make pillow talk about cults. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "The 6 Craziest Things That Happened On Riverdale Tonight," 25 Oct. 2018 For example, if your guy likes to dance, dancing is physical, fun, and an evening of dancing may even lead to some pillow talk later. Kimberly Garrison, Philly.com, "How to motivate your spouse to exercise and eat better | Kimberly Garrison," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of pillow talk

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Pillow talk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pillow%20talk. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of pillow talk

informal : a conversation between lovers in bed

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