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pillow fight

  1. a mock fight in which participants thump each other with pillows
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Historical Examples

  • Having a pillow-fight with an overcoat, for fault of a live enemy, eh?

    Jack of Both Sides

    Florence Coombe

  • It was on the day we had the pillow-fight that we went for the long walk.

  • The fight of the oppressor is always a pillow-fight; commonly a war with cushions—always a war for cushions.

    Eugenics and Other Evils

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "If they're determined on a pillow-fight they shall have it," resolutely remarked that warrior.

  • One might have thought, watching the pillow-fight which went on that night at bedtime, that the fairy-tale had been told too soon.