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English definition of “filler”


noun     /ˈfɪl.ər/ US  //
[C or U] a substance that is used to fill small holes and cracks , especially in wood and walls Plastering [C] a short text or drawings used to fill extra space in a magazine or newspaper , or talk , music , etc. used to fill extra time in a radio or television broadcast Headlines and features in newspapers and magazinesProgrammes and other broadcasts
(Definition of filler noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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