Definition of padding:
- lining (part of speech: verb)
- overestimating (part of speech: verb)
- "Gunman's Reckoning", Max Brand.
- "The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics", Franklin Beech.
A reckless punster once remarked to me, apropos of English novels, that 'the proof of the padding is in the eating, ' and certainly English fiction has been very heavy- heavy with the best intentions.- "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.