comforter

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comforter(
kuhm
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fuhr
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (bedding)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el edredón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There's a comforter in the closet in case you get cold at night.Hay un edredón en el ropero por si tienes frío por la noche.
2. (pacifier) (United Kingdom)
a. el chupete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
She decided not to give the baby a comforter while she was still breastfeeding.Decidió no darle un chupete al bebé mientras le estuviera dando el pecho.
b. el chupón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He started crying and threw his comforter on the floor.Empezó a llorar y tiró su chupón al suelo.
c. el chupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
I put the baby in his cot and gave him his comforter.Puse al bebé en su cuna y le di su chupo.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(clothing) (United Kingdom)
a. la bufanda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The weather was colder than she expected and she was glad of the comforter she'd put on.Hacía más frío de lo esperado y se alegraba de haberse puesto la bufanda.
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comforter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (quilt)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el edredón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (baby's dummy)
a. el chupete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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comforter [ˈkʌmfətəʳ]
noun
1 (baby's) chupete (m); chupón (m); (LAm)
2 (US) (blanket) edredón (m)
3 (scarf) bufanda (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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