Filling up; hence, added merely for the purpose of filling up; superfluous.
- An exclamation or oath, especially one that is profane, vulgar, or obscene.
- A word or phrase that does not contribute any meaning but is added only to fill out a sentence or a metrical line.
- Linguistics A word or other grammatical element that has no meaning but is needed to fill a syntactic position, such as the words it and there in the sentences It's raining and There are many books on the table.
- Added or inserted in order to fill out something, such as a sentence or a metrical line.