Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Cushion


  1. A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material, and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad.
  2. Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use
  3. a pad on which gilders cut gold leaf
  4. a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston
  5. the elastic edge of a billiard table.
  6. A riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings; -- called also cushion dance.
  7. To seat or place on, or as on a cushion.
  8. To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise.
  9. To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

Cushion Quotations

Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. - Booth Tarkington
Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
Booth Tarkington

When I was 21 years old, I had a job playing Santa Claus in a shopping centre in Sacramento. I was rail thin, so it's not like I was a traditional Santa Claus even then. I had a square stomach; that was the shape of the sofa cushion that I had stuffed into my pants.
Tom Hanks

Hope is not a resting place but a starting point - a cactus, not a cushion.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.
Ann Coulter

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
Henry David Thoreau
More "Cushion" Quotations

Cushion Translations

cushion in Afrikaans is kussing
cushion in Danish is pude
cushion in Dutch is kussen
cushion in French is coussin
cushion in German is Polster, Kissen
cushion in Italian is smorzare, cuscino
cushion in Norwegian is pute
cushion in Portuguese is coxim
cushion in Swedish is dyna, kudde
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote