"padding" Definition

  1. the light articles in the monthly magazines, of which the serial stories are the main attraction. Publishers of magazines seem to think that if they get a serial story from a popular novelist they can pack any amount of rubbish into the remaining pages. This is not so in America, as magazines like the _Atlantic Monthly_ and the _Overland Monthly_ show.

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Position in the dictionary: 2482 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: padding-ken, paddle, paddy, paddy’s goose, paddy’s land, padre, pal, palampo, palaver, pall
Previous words in the dictionary: pad the hoof, pad, packets, pack, p. p., o’clock, owned, overs, over!, over

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