pillow talk


Definition of pillow talk

: intimate conversation between lovers in bed

Examples of pillow talk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mary’s progressive politics make for pillow talk that influenced JFK’s peaceful resolution of the Cuban missile crisis, thereby enraging the CIA to push for a more aggressive confrontation? Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2022 But first, pillow talk: Almost one in four married couples sleep in separate beds, according to a new survey. Ashley Shaffer, USA TODAY, 10 Feb. 2020 Some blackout curtains also dampen vibrations that could drown out pillow talk. Lisa A. Goldstein, Popular Science, 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, 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, 21 June 2019 Krystal and Chris, meanwhile, are lying around on a dirty beach pillow talking about Krystal's butt. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, 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, 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, 25 Oct. 2018 See More

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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 3 Oct. 2022.

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