throw pillow


Definition of throw pillow

: a small pillow used especially as a decorative accessory

Examples of throw pillow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everett, in her lightning-bolt hoodie and tie-dye pants, sat in an armchair, clutching a throw pillow in the shape of a breast. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 27 Dec. 2021 Miulee's plaid throw pillow cover sets, which have received more than 9,000 five-star ratings, come with two cases in a variety of colors and sizes. Jessica Leigh Mattern,, 5 Dec. 2021 Chunky wool adds natural softness to this knit throw pillow. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Oct. 2021 And unlike fresh holiday greenery, these throw pillow covers can be used for years to come. Jessica Leigh Mattern,, 29 Nov. 2021 How could the face smiling from the cheerful throw pillow be anything but agreeable? Megan Garber, The Atlantic, 10 Aug. 2021 Luckily, Ford engineer Ed Krenz—currently chief engineer of the Ford Mustang, who previously oversaw the GT—managed to find a throw pillow somewhere. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 13 Aug. 2021 Choose from green, pink, or gray (or grab a few for different rooms in your house!) and accessorize with your favorite throw pillow. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 June 2021 Think of the ability to use chartreuse both as an accent wall and as a dominant throw pillow in your space. Cathy Hobbs, Star Tribune, 20 July 2021

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First Known Use of throw pillow

1926, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jan 2022

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“Throw pillow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of throw pillow

: a small pillow that is used especially for decoration


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