throw pillow


: a small pillow used especially as a decorative accessory

Examples of throw pillow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But anyone who’s ever had throw pillows knows the stuffing tends to lose shape or become flat after a while. Brittany Vanderbill, Peoplemag, 27 Apr. 2024 To add a striking statement color and refresh a room’s energy, Sherwin-Williams Director of Color Marketing Sue Wadden recommended working with small decor accents like throw pillows or artwork. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Apr. 2024 Save on non-slip bath mats, sectionals, throw pillows, bathroom cabinets, blenders, and bookcases from popular brands like Joss & Main, Kelly Clarkson Home, Cuisinart, and Birch Lane. Ali Faccenda, Peoplemag, 8 Apr. 2024 Have 60 percent of your room a neutral color like sand, 30 percent a secondary color like plum, and 10 percent a complementary accent like mustard yellow. Go beyond throw pillows. Marni Jameson, The Mercury News, 4 Apr. 2024 The team incorporated plenty of local references in the design concept: the island's bold red bus stop adorns the bathroom toiletries while Barbadian sayings are embroidered on throw pillows. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2024 The club’s interior is a series of lounge and work spaces accented with veiny marble and softened by plush throw pillows. Callie Holtermann, New York Times, 14 Mar. 2024 Elsewhere in the home: Switch out geometric light fixtures for orbs to soften a dining room, or replace square throw pillows with round ones in a living room to add a soft touch to a rectangular sofa. Sharon Greenthal, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Mar. 2024 Matching loungers lined the length of the pool accented by blue throw pillows. Ella Gonzales, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 22 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of throw pillow was in 1926

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“Throw pillow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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