Definition Of cushion


a pillow or pad stuffed with a mass of soft material, used as a comfortable support for sitting or leaning on.

Some play stuff for the children, travel pillows, cushions and soft pillows best suited for babies are added attractions.

soften the effect of an impact on.

the bag cushions equipment from inevitable knocks

Example Of cushion

  • a poll showed the candidate with a 14-point cushion

  • A two-goal cushion may have suggested to the Dutch that the game was under control but that was to misjudge the commitment and spirit of their opponents.

  • A two-goal cushion then might have laid the foundations for a rare Dulwich victory, but instead it was to be heartache once again.

  • But it has been able to cushion the impact of those forex reserves by essentially selling central bank bonds for the banks, he said.

  • But it was his mesmeric thrust in the 47th minute which should have given Chelsea a two-goal cushion .

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