crash pad


Definition of crash pad

1 : protective padding (as on the inside of an automobile or a tank)
2 : a place to stay temporarily

Examples of crash pad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The designers incorporated several multipurpose concepts that will allow the loft to be used as a crash pad, community space, office, screening room and exhibition space. Los Angeles Times, 17 June 2021 In May, Grossheim left his crash pad above Pagliai’s and moved into a house with his girlfriend. D. T. Max, The New Yorker, 12 Apr. 2021 And in Park City, Utah, the bobo-chic Washington School House Hotel (doubles from $450) now does full-property buyouts, with its 12 white-on-white rooms that promise any group a serious step up from the typical ski-bum crash pad. Paul Brady, Travel + Leisure, 11 Oct. 2020 Nicky Cherry and her husband Ian, both 57, have owned a London crash pad for 15 years. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 30 July 2020 The cocoon bean bag chair, made by Jaxx, is both the ideal crash pad for a nap and perfect seating for watching movies. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 30 June 2020 Scores of people mill around on the thick crash pads, chatting, waiting their turn and offering the odd shout of encouragement to those clinging on to the colourful plastic holds that festoon a series of plywood walls. The Economist, 31 Dec. 2019 Bring your crash pad because many good climbers miss this move and come plummeting down. Brian E. Clark, Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2019 Climbers from all over sat on crash pads, sipping steamy beverages from their thermoses. Sasha Digiulian, Outside Online, 13 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of crash pad

1939, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Crash pad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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