Definition of headrest in English:


Syllabification: head·rest
Pronunciation: /ˈhedˌrest


  • A padded part extending from or fixed to the back of a seat or chair, designed to support the head.
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    • The vehicle also has a breakaway pedal assembly and the seats and headrests are designed to lessen the chances of whiplash injury.
    • These curvy white babies are rounded and pod-like, with padded red handles, blue headrests and orange seats.
    • It works as a proper estate, with rear seats whose headrests retract, whose cushions flip forward and whose backrests fold down in one continuous, interconnected movement.

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