throw pillow

noun

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

Originally started as a stationery business, Hartford Prints! on Pratt Street is now a one-stop shop for all things Hartford — graphic T-shirts, decorative throw pillows, holiday cards and more. Camila Vallejo, courant.com, "24 Hours In My Hartford: Rory Gale, owner of Hartford Prints!," 20 Aug. 2019 Her simple white bedspread was also replaced with a pink one, which Ford topped off with several fluffy throw pillows. Rachel Desantis, PEOPLE.com, "Scott Disick Just Gave 7-Year-Old Daughter Penelope's Bedroom a $20,000 Makeover," 17 Sep. 2019 The modern world can be so hectic that people occasionally need reminders written on coffee mugs and throw pillows and inspirational Instagram memes to stop and smell the flowers. Melissa Locker, Time, "If You Want to Know What Love Is, This Zen Squirrel Smelling a Flower Will Show You," 11 Sep. 2019 Change up your pillows A dreamy set of throw pillows gives your bed a little extra personality. Stacia Affelt, Country Living, "6 Quick and Gorgeous Ways to Make Over Your Bedroom This Weekend," 17 July 2019 Use a glue gun to embellish lampshades, drape panels and throw pillows. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "Madcap Couple: 10 Ways to pile on pizzazz at home," 19 July 2019 The limited-edition collection will include Central Perk mugs, throw pillows and, of course, that titular apothecary table. Ashley Lee, Los Angeles Times, "Pottery Barn’s ‘Friends’ line lets you buy Rachel’s apothecary table," 15 July 2019 The first image of the line reveals a Central Perk mug, a logo throw pillow and of course, the PB apothecary table that Rachel convinced Phoebe was a one-of-a-kind antique. Mackenzie Schmidt, PEOPLE.com, "Pottery Barn Announces Friends Collection — And Yes, It Includes Rachel's Apothecary Table," 12 July 2019 Society6: Take 40 percent off wall hangings, prints, tapestries, and posters, and 30 percent off comforters, duvets, throw pillows, and 20 percent off everything else through 7/4. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "All the best 4th of July sales to shop this week," 3 July 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'throw pillow.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of throw pillow

1926, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about throw pillow

Statistics for throw pillow

Last Updated

14 Oct 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for throw pillow

The first known use of throw pillow was in 1926

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for throw pillow

throw pillow

noun

English Language Learners Definition of throw pillow

chiefly US : a small pillow that is used especially for decoration

Comments on throw pillow

What made you want to look up throw pillow? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

tired or exhausted

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!