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British English: /pad/
American English: /pæd/

Translation of pad in French:


  • 2 (to prevent chafing or scraping) foam/rubber/felt pad
    protection (f) de mousse/de caoutchouc/de feutre
  • 3 (to absorb or distribute liquid) make-up remover/scouring pad
    tampon (m) démaquillant/à recurer
  • 6 (Sport)
    (in general) protection (f)
    (for leg in cricket, hockey) jambière (f)
  • 10 [informal] [dated] (flat)
    appart (m) [informal]
    piaule (f) [slang]

transitive verb p prés etc -dd-

  • 1 (put padding in, on)
    rembourrer (chair, shoulders, bra, jacket) (with avec)
    capitonner (walls, floor, large surface)
    to pad a wound with cotton wool
    mettre un tampon de coton sur une plaie

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -dd-
    to pad along/around
    avancer/aller et venir à pas feutrés

Phrasal verbs

pad out

pad out [something], pad [something] out 1.1 [figurative]
étoffer, délayer [pejorative] (essay, book, speech) (with à l'aide de)
allonger (meal, course, dish) (with avec)
gonfler [informal] (bill, expense account) (with avec)
1.2 [literal]
rembourrer (shoulders, bust, costume)
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