throw pillow


Definition of throw pillow 

: a small pillow used especially as a decorative accessory

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Swap out your usual throw pillows from your bed or futon and use this adorable one instead. Erin Nicole Celletti, Teen Vogue, "9 Holiday Decor Items Under $50," 3 Dec. 2018 These items, as well as Cassidy family crest throw pillows and pieces of furniture previously owned by Mr. Cassidy will be included in the sale, according to Thomas White, one of the sellers. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Late Teen Idol David Cassidy’s Home Now for Sale," 18 July 2018 Whenever you’re tempted to snap up a throw pillow from a cute boutique on vacation, pause and fire up those images. Does the souvenir match the overall color scheme? Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Buy a Souvenir You Won't Regret," 19 Sep. 2018 The country star is sitting on a pink sofa with pink throw pillows, in front of pink curtains, wearing a pink jacket (from her CALIA by Carrie Underwood collection). Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Has Carrie Underwood Been Dropping Hints About Her Baby's Gender This Whole Time?," 11 Aug. 2018 Its logo is clean, and its selection of products is blandly chic: velvet throw pillows, geometric planters, leather MacBook accessory pouches. Alice Hines, New York Times, "Letter of Recommendation: AliExpress," 11 Apr. 2018 The living room’s nubby, oversize throw pillows from Mexchic were recently scooped up on a girls’ trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. Dawn Margolis Denberg,, "1895 home is all Victorian eye candy outside and modern efficiency inside," 29 June 2018 Pinterest users are currently coveting home items like llama bed sheets, llama throw pillows, and llama lamps. Olivia Harrison,, "Apparently, Llamas Are The New Unicorns," 10 May 2018 So, Joo paired a black marble with white marble, black stools and cabinets with white throw pillows and accents. Danielle Fox, ELLE Decor, "How Concrete Modernized A Former Celebrity-Owned Condo in New York," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of throw pillow

1956, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of throw pillow was in 1956

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English Language Learners Definition of throw pillow

: a small pillow that is used especially for decoration

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