Definitions

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  • adj. Fat, corpulent, pudgy.
  • adj. Wealthy, well-to-do.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Default penalties, penalty interest rates and well-padded “costs” are a huge profit source for lenders.

    Matthew Yglesias » Mortgage Plan Analysis

  • We see someone smack a child on his well-padded bottom and we think they are child abusers.

    Shame And The Mom: A Boob Story | Her Bad Mother

  • Prehistoric goddess-images are too well-padded to be practical in a hunter-gatherer context.

    beauty

  • Nonetheless, I assumed something like that childhood boxing lesson—a ring with ropes, well-padded boxing gloves, a protective helmet and a geezer who'd taken one too many to the head—was what was in the offing when I reported to the New York Sports Club's 30 Wall St. facility after work for a lesson with Jenaro Diaz .

    Boxing in Theme Only

  • Not really worth bothering with, as it turns out; Quidditch is a one-joke game, stretched here to over a hundred well-padded pages.

    Nebula Awards

  • It institutionalizes fear, plays on our anxiety about vaguely-defined "others," and allows the Glenn Becks of the world to run rampant with white boards and maniacal ravings about syphilis and the Rockefeller Center in NYC without being immediately sedated and carted to a well-padded room in a secure location.

    How They Win

  • It institutionalizes fear, plays on our anxiety about vaguely-defined "others," and allows the Glenn Becks of the world to run rampant with white boards and maniacal ravings about syphilis and the Rockefeller Center in NYC without being immediately sedated and carted to a well-padded room in a secure location. '

    How They Win

  • Lazing back on a well-padded chaise lounge, by a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi, well fed and well-wined, mellowed-out, in loose, comfy clothes, outside his air-conditioned home, while enjoying the very-warm summer evening, The Penguin said: "I feel like a Spartan goin 'to war tamarraw."

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 12 : "One of My Good Dogs," The 8-Second Man

  • The well-padded shape of him, plus the awkward way he bobbed in the saddle, were well-nigh unmistakable.

    Shameless

  • Polly Townsend was an attractive woman, if you liked well-padded, rosy-cheeked women.

    WHEN THE HEAVENS FALL

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