Definitions for blanket

blanket blan·ket

Spelling: [blang-kit]
IPA: /ˈblæŋ kɪt/

Blanket is a 7 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 13 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 16 points.

You can make 190 anagrams from letters in blanket (abeklnt).

Definitions for blanket


  1. a large, rectangular piece of soft fabric, often with bound edges, used especially for warmth as a bed covering.
  2. a similar piece of fabric used as a covering for a horse, dog, etc.
  3. the chief garment traditionally worn by some American Indians.
  4. any extended covering or layer:
  5. Printing. (in a press for offset printing) the rubber-covered cylinder to which an inked impression is transferred from the plate for transfer directly to the paper. (in a press for letterpress printing) the resilient covering on the cylinder against which the paper is pressed in printing.
  6. a thick roll or strip of material for thermal insulation.


  1. born on the wrong side of the blanket, born out of wedlock.


  1. covering or intended to cover a large group or class of things, conditions, situations, etc.:

verb (used with object)

  1. to cover with or as with a blanket:
  2. to obscure or obstruct; interfere with; overpower (usually followed by out):
  3. to toss (someone) in a blanket, as in fraternity hazing.
  4. Nautical. (of a vessel) to take wind from the sails of (another vessel) by passing closely to windward.

Origin of blanket

1250-1300; Middle English Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to blanc white (see blank) + -et -et

Examples for blanket

"We called it the Stick-which-kills-flying," said the Indian, and hid it again under his blanket.

She leaned forward, and with her closed fist, pounded the blanket before him.

“He would have preferred to have been given a bed rather than a blanket on the floor,” the judge said.

The correct procedure in that case is obvious: you cover her with a blanket and leave her alone.

Cameron said he was rejecting calls for “sweeping and blanket” new laws.

The cook fluttered about in his blanket, brandishing a saucepan.

In other words, and to be concrete, put these things in the car while I fold the blanket.

I had to do three scenes for the audition: the blanket scene where she says, “You pimped me out for a blanket?”

Aside from a blanket ban, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit are nearly impossible to control.

Here, take my hunting shirt and cap, and give me your blanket and hat.

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