Definition of padding
: material with which something is padded
Examples of padding in a sentence
the padding on the seat of the chairs
These shoes have extra padding in the heel.
If you remove the padding from his speech you can see that he offers no new ideas.
First Known Use of padding
PADDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of padding for English Language Learners
: 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
PADDING Defined for Kids
Definition of padding for Students
: soft material used to cover or line a surface
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