Definition of pillow verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pillow

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpɪləʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪloʊ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pillow
BrE BrE//ˈpɪləʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪloʊ//
 
he / she / it pillows
BrE BrE//ˈpɪləʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪloʊz//
 
past simple pillowed
BrE BrE//ˈpɪləʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪloʊd//
 
past participle pillowed
BrE BrE//ˈpɪləʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪloʊd//
 
-ing form pillowing
BrE BrE//ˈpɪləʊɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪloʊɪŋ//
 
 
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pillow something (+ adv./prep.) (literary) to rest something, especially your head, on an object She lay on the grass, her head pillowed on her arms. Word Origin Old English pyle, pylu, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch peluw and German Pfühl, based on Latin pulvinus ‘cushion’.
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