Share this entry

Share this page

pillowslip

Line breaks: pil¦low|slip
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪləʊslɪp
 
/

Definition of pillowslip in English:

noun

A pillowcase.
Example sentences
  • There was a pack of them gathered around the Sale table, squawking over pillowslips and linen tablecloths like magpies over a sandwich crust.
  • But like so many other photographically illustrated quilt tops and pillowslips made around the turn of the twentieth century by anonymous, untraceable amateurs, we can never know the whole story.
  • The material will be used to make sheets and pillowslips.

Definition of pillowslip in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure