Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of bolster | Another word for bolster | What is bolster?

Definition 1: a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bolster in the sense of this definition

(bolster is a kind of ...) a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person

Definition 2: add padding to - [verb of change]

Samples where bolster or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pad the seat of the chair

Synonyms for bolster in the sense of this definition

(bolster is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

Definition 3: support and strengthen - [verb of change]

Samples where bolster or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bolster morale

Synonyms for bolster in the sense of this definition

(bolster is a kind of ...) make stronger

"he reinforced the concrete"

Definition 4: prop up with a pillow or bolster - [verb of contact]

(bolster is a kind of ...) support by placing against something solid or rigid

"shore and buttress an old building"

More words

Another word for bolshy

Another word for bolshie

Another word for bolshevize

Another word for bolshevistic

Another word for bolshevist

Another word for bolster up

Another word for bolt

Another word for bolt cutter

Another word for bolt down

Another word for bolt of lightning


Other word for bolt of lightning

bolt of lightning meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce bolt of lightning