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  1. (noun) A support for the head, as at the back of a chair.
  2. (noun) A cushion attached to the top of the back of an automotive vehicle's seat, especially to prevent whiplash. Also called head restraint.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. The front one, set up for Obama, has about four swivel chairs (on one, the headrest is embroidered "Obama 08") and some seats set up like a conference table. - Awaiting Obama in Amman - Swampland - TIME.com
  2. The backseats are equipped with electronic adjustments and each headrest has its own screen. - Kogi BBQ Truck Part 2… Visits South Bay BMW | South Bay BMW – LA Bimmer Insider
  3. She slid in behind the wheel and thumped the back of her skull against the headrest. - Etched in Bone
  4. I leaned forward as he pulled a fresh strip of sterile white paper across the headrest. - Chocolate & Vicodin
  5. “Now lie on your belly and put your face in the headrest.” - Chocolate & Vicodin


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