comforter vs duvet

comforter duvet

Definitions

  • 1) A person who comforts someone who is suffering.
  • 2) A padded cover or quilt for a bed.
  • 3) One that comforts.
  • 4) Christianity The Holy Spirit.
  • 5) A quilted bedcover.
  • 6) A narrow, long, typically woolen neck scarf.
  • 7) (Script.) The Holy Spirit, -- referring to his office of comforting believers.
  • 8) [Colloq.] a boil.
  • 9) One who administers comfort or consolation.
  • 10) United States A knit woolen tippet, long and narrow.
  • 11) United States A wadded bedquilt; a comfortable.
  • 12) Same as comfortable.
  • 13) One who comforts or consoles; one who supports and strengthens the mind in distress, danger, or weakness.
  • 14) A boil: in allusion to those with which Job is supposed to have been afflicted.
  • 15) [capitalized] The Holy Spirit, whose office it is to comfort, strengthen, and support the Christian.
  • 16) A knitted or crocheted woolen scarf, long and narrow, for tying round the neck in cold weather.

Definitions

  • 1) UK, New Zealand A thick, padded quilt used instead of blankets.
  • 2) US A cover for a quilt or comforter.
  • 3) A quilt, usually with a washable cover, that may be used in place of a bedspread and top sheet.
  • 4) A quilt or comfortable stuffed with swans' down or eider-down.

Examples

  • 1) Claire stammered, trying to modify her rôle as comforter.
  • 2) They had eaten in silence, then Francine, unconcerned, quickly stripped naked and crawled under the down comforter, asleep within seconds.
  • 3) `Kate, dear Kate, it's sweet of you to want to be my comforter.
  • 4) Returning to her bed, Annie slipped beneath the sheets and pulled the comforter up around her.
  • 5) I could be wrong about this, but I always thought the duvet was meant to slip inside of a cover, while the comforter is already decorative and is meant to be used as is.
  • 6) This comforter is the Spirit of truth, whom you know, v. 16, 17.
  • 7) If a comforter is used, cover it with an allergen-proof cover to keep the mites out.
  • 8) I have new sheets and new pillows (my new comforter is back-ordered, but enroute) and I begin to understand Brian Wilson's point.
  • 9) Mostly, I cling to blankets in the summertime because the comforter is hot, heavy, and a bear to wash if anything spills on it.
  • 10) And the socialised home of the future, living, provident, kindly; educator and comforter; is the true and worthy home of those human mates who wish to better the species, and to send the race forward triumphant into the eternity of life!
  • 11) She had insisted upon his learning his catechism, and attending church twice every Sunday, and she had knitted him a comforter, the material being that harsh and scrubby worsted which makes the word comforter a sound of derision.
  • 12) The Spirit, as a comforter, is the earnest of our inheritance.
  • 13) In my exhaustion, naivete, or hopefulness (or all three), I imagined the man in the comforter was a mentally ill relative who the man in jeans was trying to stop and help.
  • 14) ‘Many people, it is true, are morbidly fascinated by deadlocks and stand-offs and cling to them as old friends and comforters.’
  • 15) ‘Credit the heroic firemen, police and rescue workers; praise hospitable friends and comforters.’
  • 16) ‘It was so hard to comfort the comforter; she already knew all the rules.’
  • 17) ‘When afflicted, he scandalizes his comforters by damning the day that he was born.’
  • 18) ‘The comforter will ask why the other girl is crying.’
  • 19) ‘And this makes sense, you have to admit, in a moment of grief since Newt is so smooth-tongued and sort of a comforter.’
  • 20) ‘He accepted the offer and became his muse, his comforter, and his constant companion for the next twenty-three years.’
  • 21) ‘Yesterday, his role was that of a prayer of the faithful reader and a comforter to his distraught mum.’
  • 22) ‘These reviews aren't interesting, they're not poking at anything much, they're comforters for the regular readers.’
  • 23) ‘Besides, I've obviously become the designated comforter in this friendship.’
  • 24) ‘It is the American dream, but also the socialist Utopia, the glimmer of hope for the poor, the comforter of the oppressed who yearn for salvation.’
  • 25) ‘Whenever she is upset about something, she uses death as a comforter.’
  • 26) ‘Faith is a great comforter in a time of despair, such as when worrying about one's own death or that of friends or relatives.’
  • 27) ‘Contemporary observers ‘see’ angels regularly, whether as personal guardians, spiritual leaders, healers, or comforters.’
  • 28) ‘My own will find him to be comforter, equal and friend.’
  • 29) ‘As long as women are willing to play the comforter role, why should our somnolent male character bother to deal with a relationship with a woman who wants to be treated as an equal?’
  • 30) ‘It is easy to see why people describe her as the country's comforter - in-chief.’
  • 31) ‘The idea of the land as comforter is also expressed in his work.’
  • 32) ‘That means placing baby on his back on a firm, flat mattress and not adding extra mattresses or any soft bedding, such as pillows, quilts or comforters.’
  • 33) ‘Find out everything you need to know about choosing the perfect blankets, pillows, bed linens, comforters, and other bedding here now.’
  • 34) ‘Don't use pillows, comforters, quilts, and other soft or plush items on the bed.’
  • 35) ‘I stretched out, deliciously warm beneath a down comforter and flannel sheets, with my head propped on his chest.’
  • 36) ‘Ten minutes later, I was dead to the world yet again, buried deep beneath my warm comforter and cotton sheets.’
  • 37) ‘Father was in his king-sized bed, propped up with feather pillows, half-buried under quilts and comforters.’
  • 38) ‘She hugged her pillow and snuggled under the warm comforter, but the sound of running water pried her eyes open again.’
  • 39) ‘She opened her eyes again and found herself on a comfortable bed, covered with a blue quilt and a white comforter.’
  • 40) ‘Detailed and tailored to perfect, you can use this as the base to build upon from the multitude of bed dressing such as duvet covers, comforters, pillow shams and so much more.’
  • 41) ‘She threw off her covers with much protest as the chilly California winter breeze nipped at her skin and tempted her to crawl back into her warm comforters and sleep the day away.’
  • 42) ‘The other four artifacts are technically comforters rather than true quilts because they are tied rather than quilted.’
  • 43) ‘Turning off my phone, I dive once more beneath warm comforters and pull them over my head.’
  • 44) ‘And I turned over and pulled my warm comforter over my head.’
  • 45) ‘She returned a minute later with a comforter and a quilt.’
  • 46) ‘She closed her heavy eyes as she whimpered under the warm comforter.’
  • 47) ‘She couldn't help but snuggle against the warm comforter, taking in its scent and texture.’
  • 48) ‘She must stretch her aching limbs and come out from underneath her warm comforter.’
  • 49) ‘The warm comforter wrapped itself around his body.’
  • 50) ‘Egyptian cottons are used to create bedding of all types from sheets to pillowcases to comforters.’
  • 51) ‘This looks like a blanket or comforter - fuzzy and warm.’

Examples

  • 1) Bring on the duvet day.
  • 2) In another, our duvet cover.
  • 3) Who wouldn't want a Harambe duvet cover?
  • 4) They were in a bedroom at the time, cosy amid duvets and pillows, as though at a sleepover.
  • 5) Then you should draw the curtains and pull the duvet right up to your chin.
  • 6) If necessary put an extra brushed cotton sheet under the duvet.
  • 7) The all seasons duvet will keep you at an ideal temperature throughout the year.
  • 8) They stopped what they were doing and grabbed the duvet to cover themselves.
  • 9) He burned the bed and the double duvet.
  • 10) And so he embarked on his first year at university without pillows or a duvet.
  • 11) The price is for a pillow case and a duvet cover.
  • 12) Her body had been covered by the duvet.
  • 13) It is the day when good taste goes to bed alone and pulls the duvet over its head.
  • 14) In the home area there is another interactive screen that will lead you to your perfect pillow and duvet.
  • 15) The duvet had been pulled off.
  • 16) People were using duvets and pillows.
  • 17) Pull your duvets over your heads.
  • 18) Her Majesty does not like a duvet on her bed.
  • 19) You wanted duvets, not sheets and blankets that are impossible to prise open.
  • 20) This sumptuous, warm all seasons duvet will keep you at an ideal temperature throughout the seasons.
  • 21) And the brand new bed linens, duvets and towels?
  • 22) So take the train, or have a duvet day.
  • 23) Use a 100 per cent cotton duvet cover.
  • 24) Perks include two duvet days, a wellness programme and a support helpline.
  • 25) The most disturbing thing was that they had gone through the bed: the duvet had been rearranged.
  • 26) When she was checked on by two other members of staff in the early hours of the morning they found her lying beneath a duvet and sheet.
  • 27) I have a fairly thick duvet on the bed during winter, and a thinner one in the summer.
  • 28) Sharing the duvet is a fair price to pay for having someone around to look after, who looks after you, too.
  • 29) A thin duvet of the same pattern rested at the foot of the bed and the pillows at the top were in a darker but similar shade of blue.
  • 30) Still, I've never seen a comforter itself called a duvet or down in English in Russian there is a word пуховик, meaning just that
  • 31) Maybe, you know, it’s what we call a duvet ad that covers the whole thing.
  • 32) It’s in a nice, warm spot, and the duvet is soft and comfortable.
  • 33) And then I find myself burrowing under what the English would call a duvet and the Americans would call a comforter.
  • 34) Fitted sheets, top sheets, pillowcases, and something called a duvet.
  • 35) ‘Use layers of thin blankets rather than duvets or quilts.’
  • 36) ‘You can help by donating blankets, sheets, duvets, guilds, curtains and other such items but they must be clean and in good condition.’
  • 37) ‘Used and unused clothes, together with blankets, sheets and duvets are most welcome.’
  • 38) ‘Wanted for the Irish emigrant centres and Irish elderly living alone, the following items are required, duvets and covers, blankets, sheets and mens warm clean clothing.’
  • 39) ‘Myra offers a full laundry service for duvets, throws, blankets, curtains, bed linen, team kits, etc. and her rates are very competitive.’
  • 40) ‘Follow their example and get rid of carpets and extra soft furnishings, swap duvets for white linen and cover chairs or sofas with leather.’
  • 41) ‘There were no fancy high-count sheets or plush duvets, but the bedding wasn't scratchy or thin, either.’
  • 42) ‘Work hard to minimize house dust mites, particularly in his bedroom, by regular vacuuming, washing of bed linen and duvets, pillows, curtains and so on.’
  • 43) ‘Do not use a duvet, quilt or pillow until your baby is over one year old.’
  • 44) ‘Moreover, its production creates less than half the greenhouse gases normally generated in producing synthetic fillings for duvets and pillows.’
  • 45) ‘The hotels now offer pillow-top beds with seven pillows, cushy duvets and luxurious sheets.’
  • 46) ‘All rooms share the simple, contemporary look: dark-wood furniture and bare-board floors, primrose sheets and duvets, with black-and-white prints of the relevant winery.’
  • 47) ‘The material is more associated with quilts and duvets; the inside bit, the bit inside the sandwich, as it were!’
  • 48) ‘And to keep warm, they had to pile three duvets and a blanket on their bed at night.’
  • 49) ‘A collection is being organised for the victims of the Pakistani Earthquake and the requirements are blankets, duvets, sleeping bags and tents.’
  • 50) ‘We slept in twin bedded rooms, with sheets and duvets provided, and the bathrooms were stocked with soap, towels, hair shampoo and dryers.’
  • 51) ‘The animal foundation is always in need of donations of old blankets and duvets.’
  • 52) ‘A collection of clothes for the survivors of the Kashmir disaster is now in operation, clean blankets, duvets, shoes and children's clothes and crutches are all needed.’
  • 53) ‘To rid your dreamland of mites and their droppings, keep bedroom humidity low, wash sheets often in warm water and enclose pillows and duvets in allergen-proof covers.’
  • 54) ‘Do not use duvets, quilts, cot bumpers or sheepskins that may increase the risk of overheating.’
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