Definitions for padpæd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
padpæd(n.; v.)pad•ded, pad•ding.
(n.)a cushionlike mass of soft material used for comfort, protection, or stuffing.
a soft, stuffed cushion used as a saddle.
a number of sheets of paper glued together at one edge to form a tablet.
a soft, ink-soaked block of absorbent material for inking a rubber stamp.
the fleshy mass of tissue on the underside of each finger and toe. any of the cushionlike parts on the feet of vertebrates. the enlarged structure at the tip of the legs in certain insects; pulvillus.
Category: Zoology, Anatomy
Ref: lily pad.
Slang. one's living quarters. one's bed.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)to furnish or stuff with a pad or padding.
to expand or add to unnecessarily or dishonestly:
to pad a book; to pad an expense account.
Idioms for pad:
on the pad,Slang. (of a police officer) receiving a bribe, esp. on a regular basis.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Idiom
Origin of pad:
1545–55; of obscure orig.
padpæd(n.; v.)pad•ded, pad•ding.
(n.)a dull, muffled sound, as of footsteps on the ground.
a slow-paced road horse.
Brit. Dial. a path.
(v.i.)to travel on foot; walk.
to walk so that one's footsteps make a dull, muffled sound.
(v.t.)to travel along on foot.
to beat down by treading.
Origin of pad:
1545–55; orig. argot, < MD or LG padpath
pad, pad of paper, tablet(noun)
a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
pad, inkpad, inking pad, stamp pad(noun)
a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp
a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch area, pad(noun)
a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad(noun)
temporary living quarters
the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger
embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise(verb)
add details to
slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp(verb)
walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
"Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
pad, fill out(verb)
line or stuff with soft material
"pad a bra"
add padding to
"pad the seat of the chair"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a number of pieces of paper attached at the top, for writing on
a pad of notepaper
a piece of thick material used for protection, comfort, etc.
a mattress pad; knee/shin pads
The sound of soft footsteps, or a similar noise made by an animal etc.
Origin: From or pat.
a footpath; a road
an easy-paced horse; a padnag
a robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman; -- usually called a footpad
the act of robbing on the highway
to travel upon foot; to tread
to travel heavily or slowly
to rob on foot
to wear a path by walking
a soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing
a kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting; esp., one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper, or layers of blotting paper; a block of paper
a cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame
a stuffed guard or protection; esp., one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising
a cushionlike thickening of the skin one the under side of the toes of animals
a floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant
a soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc
a piece of timber fixed on a beam to fit the curve of the deck
a measure for fish; as, sixty mackerel go to a pad; a basket of soles
to stuff; to furnish with a pad or padding
to imbue uniformly with a mordant; as, to pad cloth
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pad' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4308
Rank popularity for the word 'pad' in Nouns Frequency: #2805
Translations for pad
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a soft, cushion-like object made of or filled with a soft material, used to prevent damage by knocking, rubbing etc
She knelt on a pad to clean the floor.
- وِسادَه صغيرَهArabic
- almofadaPortuguese (BR)
- das PolsterGerman
- polster, säärekaitseEstonian
- कागज की गड्डीHindi
- pute, underlagNorwegian
- كونستر ګى، ناليګۍ، ناليچه هغه كلكه اوهواره كاغذى يادلرګي دړه چه دليكودپاره استعماليږى، دځينوژوودپښو پل ( لكه دګيدړي اوداسى نوروPashto
- dyna, kudde, skyddSwedish
- tampon, ufak yastıkTurkish
- 襯墊Chinese (Trad.)
- м'яка прокладка; подушечкаUkrainian
- پيڈ، گديUrdu
- miếng đệmVietnamese
- 衬垫Chinese (Simp.)
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