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padding

noun

Simple Definition of padding

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of padding

  1. :  material with which something is padded

Examples of padding in a sentence

  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.



1828

First Known Use of padding

1828

Rhymes with padding


PADDING Defined for Kids

padding

noun pad·ding \ˈpa-diŋ\

Definition of padding for Students

  1. :  soft material used to cover or line a surface





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