security blanket

noun

Definition of security blanket

  1. 1 :  a blanket carried by a child as a protection against anxiety

  2. 2 :  a usually familiar object whose presence dispels anxiety

1968

First Known Use of security blanket

1968


SECURITY BLANKET Defined for English Language Learners

security blanket

noun

Definition of security blanket for English Language Learners

  • : a blanket that is carried by a child because it makes the child feel safe


Medical Dictionary

security blanket

noun

Medical Definition of security blanket

  1. :  a blanket carried by a child as a protection against anxiety


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