(well padded when postpositive) (of a person) corpulent; portly; fat

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  • It was not just a gentle tap with a soft,p. 15 well-padded paw.

    The Tale of Miss Kitty Cat

    Arthur Scott Bailey

  • These stoves consist of a wooden box, lined with well-padded felt.

  • He nodded, leaning back against the well-padded cushions with an air of finding unwonted ease.

  • The first-class carriages are roomy and well-padded, so that short travelling, except for invalids, is comfortable enough.

    Romantic Spain

    John Augustus O'Shea

  • There is a well-padded mat, and if the wrestlers stand up first they are stripped.


    Alexandra G. Lockwine