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padding

noun

: soft material used to cover a hard surface in order to make it more comfortable

: unnecessary words used to make a speech or a piece of writing longer

Full Definition of PADDING

:  material with which something is padded

Examples of PADDING

  1. the padding on the seat of the chairs
  2. These shoes have extra padding in the heel.
  3. If you remove the padding from his speech you can see that he offers no new ideas.

First Known Use of PADDING

1828

Rhymes with PADDING

PADDING Defined for Kids

padding

noun pad·ding \ˈpa-diŋ\

Definition of PADDING for Kids

:  soft material used to cover or line a surface

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