Definition of comfort blanket in English:

comfort blanket

Syllabification: com·fort blan·ket

noun

British
Another term for security blanket (sense 1). it was just as well that 16-month-old Madison had her comfort blanket with her yesterday leaving the comfort blanket of a regular salary after 20 years is a bit overwhelming
More example sentences
  • Cell phones, computers and tablets are carried around like comfort blankets.
  • Food isn't my comfort blanket anymore either, although I do have an emergency Curly Wurly in my classroom.
  • Some parents reduce the size of a comfort blanket or rag by a small piece at a time over several weeks until there is very little left.

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