Definition of pad out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pad out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    pad somethingout

     
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  1. 1to put soft material into a piece of clothing in order to change its shape
  2. 2to make something such as an article seem longer or more impressive by adding things that are unnecessary The report was padded out with extracts from previous documents.
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