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addaword.gifdefinition of filler

noun
1
(also dermal filler) a substance injected into the face to remove wrinkles
All three of these fillers are good for treating the laugh lines.
2
in linguistics, a sound or word used to fill a gap in speech
Jill Wagner, a linguist at Temple University in Philadelphia, recently published a study that found filler words to be beneficial.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/10/2012 17:57:00
Definition of filler from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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