throw pillow
noun Date: 1956 a small pillow used especially as a decorative accessory

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  • throw pillow — throw ,pillow noun count AMERICAN a small PILLOW that you keep on a seat for decoration …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Throw pillow — s and day beds. Throw pillows serve both an aesthetic and a functional purpose. Decorative pillows are commonly used to tie in color accents within a room, often drawing on the colors in drapes, walls or area rugs. From a functional perspective,… …   Wikipedia

  • throw pillow — noun a small cushion that is used for decorative purposes • Hypernyms: ↑cushion * * * noun, pl ⋯ lows [count] chiefly US : a small pillow that is used especially for decoration called also (Brit) scatter cushion * * * ˈthrow pillow [throw pillow] …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw pillow — throw′ pil low n. fur a small pillow placed on a chair, couch, etc., primarily for decoration • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • throw pillow — a small pillow placed on a chair, couch, etc., primarily for decoration. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • throw pillow — noun a small pillow, especially one placed on a chair rather than a bed, for decoration rather than comfort …   Wiktionary

  • Pillow — For other uses, see Pillow (disambiguation). Pillows piled on the corner of a bed A pillow is a large cushion support for the head, usually used while sleeping in a bed, or for the body as used on a couch or chair. There are also throw pillows… …   Wikipedia

  • throw — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Throw is used before these nouns: ↑cushion, ↑pillow Throw is used after these nouns: ↑judo {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ angrily ▪ carelessly …   Collocations dictionary

  • pillow — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ down, feather ▪ satin, silk, velvet, etc. (all esp. AmE) ▪ fluffy, soft …   Collocations dictionary

  • throw — 1. verb /θɹəʊ,θɻoʊ/ a) To cause an object to move rapidly through the air. throw a shoe b) To eject or cause to fall off. throw a rod Syn …   Wiktionary

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