Definition of pillowslip in English:



  • A pillowcase.

    • ‘I wonder how many people are conned like this in this hotel, I wonder indeed if the pillowslips she showed were the ones from my room or just a prop to make some money.’
    • ‘The material will be used to make sheets and pillowslips.’
    • ‘But like so many other photographically illustrated quilt tops and pillowslips made around the turn of the twentieth century by anonymous, untraceable amateurs, we can never know the whole story.’
    • ‘It's amazing to think they've been in my attic all this time in an old pillowslip.’
    • ‘There was a pack of them gathered around the Sale table, squawking over pillowslips and linen tablecloths like magpies over a sandwich crust.’