Comforter vs Helper - What's the difference?

comforter | helper |


As a proper noun comforter

is (christianity) the holy spirit, the holy ghost.

As a noun helper is

one who helps; an aide.

comforter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who comforts someone who is suffering.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let no comforter delight mine ear / But such a one whose wrongs do suit with mine.
  • (US) A padded cover for a bed, duvet, continental quilt.
  • (old fashioned, mostly UK) A woollen scarf for winter.
  • * Popular Science Monthly
  • The American schoolboy takes off his comforter and unbuttons his jacket before going in for a snowball fight.
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  • (UK, NZ, AU) A pacifier.
  • Synonyms

    * (person who comforts) consoler * (padded bed cover) duvet, (continental) quilt

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    helper

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who helps; an aide.
  • (Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market.