Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma
A soft material forming a cushion, used in applying or relieving pressure on a part, or in filling a depression so that dressings can fit snugly.
A fatty mass of tissue acting as a cushion in the body, such as the fleshy underside of a finger or toe.
Text added, often gratuitously and for mere bulk, to an essay, book, speech, etc (1861+)
To increase the amount or length of: He was padding his expense account (1913+)Related Terms