Adjective "Bolstering" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bolstering


    Definition:

    1. a long, often cylindrical, cushion or pillow for a bed, sofa, etc.

    2. anything resembling this in form or in use as a support.

    3. any pillow, cushion, or pad.

    4. Nautical. Also called bolster plate. a circular casting on the side of a vessel, through which an anchor chain passes. a timber used as a temporary support. a beam for holding lines or rigging without chafing. a bag filled with buoyant material, fitted into a small boat.

    5. Metalworking. an anvillike support for the lower

    Origin:
    bolster

    Examples:

    "ties can be bolstering."

    "spendings can be bolstering."

    "finances can be bolstering."

    "enterprises can be bolstering."

    "demands can be bolstering."

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