What does pillowcase mean?

Definitions for pillowcase
ˈpɪl oʊˌkeɪs; -ˌslɪppil·low·case

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pillowcase.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip(noun)

    bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

    "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"


  1. pillowcase(Noun)

    A washable, easily removable cloth cover for pillows.

  2. Origin: pillow + case

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pillowcase(noun)

    a removable case or covering for a pillow, usually of white linen or cotton cloth

Editors Contribution

  1. pillowcase

    A type of cover and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, print, images, shapes, zip where part of the design, sizes and styles used to cover a pillow.

    Pillowcases can be bought as a singular product, number in a pack or part of a duvet set.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on February 21, 2016  

How to pronounce pillowcase?

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How to say pillowcase in sign language?

  1. pillowcase


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pillowcase in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pillowcase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of pillowcase in a Sentence

  1. Debra Jaliman:

    With a silk pillowcase, your skin slides on the pillow.

  2. Jean Albert:

    Our church’s mission motto is ‘across the street and around the world’, so, we do the quilts locally and then the pillowcase dresses go internationally.

  3. Andrea Hood:

    Before I knew what was even happening, I was in the back of the truck, chained to the bed of the truck, and with a pillowcase on my head and duct tape on my mouth.

Images & Illustrations of pillowcase

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