HyperDic: security_blanket

English > 2 senses of the expression security blanket:
NOUNartifactsecurity blanketanything that an adult person uses to reduce anxiety
artifactsecurity blanketa blanket (or toy) that a child carries around in order to reduce anxiety
English > security blanket: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAnything that an adult person uses to reduce anxiety.
BroaderthingAn entity that is not named specifically
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > security blanket: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA blanket (or toy) that a child carries around in order to reduce anxiety.
Broaderblanket, coverbedding that keeps a person warm in bed

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