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noun filler pronunciation in American English /ˈfɪlər/
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pluralfillers
  1. 1
    [countable] something that you add to a story, broadcast, article, movie, etc. only because you have space or time to fill
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a substance used for repairing holes in walls and in wood
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    (also dermal filler) a substance injected into the face to remove wrinkles

    All three of these fillers are good for treating the laugh lines.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/10/2012
  4. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    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

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