Definitions of comforter
  1. noun
    commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    synonyms: sympathiser, sympathizer
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    Job's comforter
    someone whose comfort is actually discouraging
    type of:
    a person who communicates with others
  2. noun
    a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    synonyms: allayer, reliever
  3. noun
    device used for an infant to suck or bite on
    synonyms: baby's dummy, pacifier, teething ring
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    type of:
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  4. noun
    bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    synonyms: comfort, puff, quilt
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    continental quilt, duvet, eiderdown
    a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
    patchwork, patchwork quilt
    a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together
    crazy quilt
    a patchwork quilt without a design
    type of:
    bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding
    coverings that are used on a bed
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