from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that comforts: the nurse as comforter of the sick.
- n. Christianity The Holy Spirit.
- n. A quilted bedcover.
- n. A narrow, long, typically woolen neck scarf.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who comforts someone who is suffering.
- n. A padded cover or quilt for a bed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who administers comfort or consolation.
- n. The Holy Spirit, -- referring to his office of comforting believers.
- n. A knit woolen tippet, long and narrow.
- n. A wadded bedquilt; a comfortable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who comforts or consoles; one who supports and strengthens the mind in distress, danger, or weakness.
- n. [capitalized] The Holy Spirit, whose office it is to comfort, strengthen, and support the Christian.
- n. A knitted or crocheted woolen scarf, long and narrow, for tying round the neck in cold weather.
- n. Same as comfortable.
- n. A boil: in allusion to those with which Job is supposed to have been afflicted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
- n. bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
- n. device used for an infant to suck or bite on
- n. commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
From comfort + -er (Wiktionary)