comforter

Primary Meanings of comforter

1.
n
commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
2.
n
bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
Full Definitions of comforter
1

n commiserates with someone who has had misfortune

Synonyms:
sympathiser, sympathizer
Types:
Job's comforter
someone whose comfort is actually discouraging
Type of:
communicator
a person who communicates with others

n a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies

Synonyms:
allayer, reliever
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

n device used for an infant to suck or bite on

Synonyms:
baby's dummy, pacifier, teething ring
Type of:
device
an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
2

n bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

Synonyms:
comfort, puff, quilt
Types:
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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