filler filler  /ˈfɪ lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) used for filling cracks or holes in a surface
  2. (n) 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary
  3. (n) copy to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a magazine or newspaper
  4. (n) anything added to fill out a whole
  5. (n) the tobacco used to form the core of a cigar

Usage(s):

  1. Author Arciniegas pads out his book with heavily-written filler about Florence and Spain, never comes close to presenting a talking, walking Amerigo.
  2. He then injects a filler fluid called hyaluronic acid into her nose and chin and pinches them into shape.
  3. The outer plastic case can be recycled to make everything from pothole filler to pencil holders.

News

Quotes

  1. "That came out very easily, probably even less force," Robinson said of the second piece. "I don't see any more gap filler. ...... I'm doing my own inspection here. It is a very nice orbital belly."
    on Aug 3, 2005 By: Stephen Robinson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's complete filler," NDP House leader Libby Davies said in an interview. "What's going on? They have nothing to show for themselves."
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Libby Davies Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  3. "When I saw Steve pull the gap filler out, I started clapping and we were cheering in the flight deck," shuttle commander Eileen Collins said in press interviews.
    on Aug 4, 2005 By: Eileen Collins Source: International Herald Tribune

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