A dating technique where along with your main piece you also have several 'cushions', other people you'll chat and flirt with to cushion the potential blow of your main break-up and not leave you alone.
"Yeah, I don't think it's going that well with Dave. Luckily I've been cushioning him with Pablo and Gary"
by doopdedee February 6, 2017
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The act of capturing a slow mo video of someone falling or jumping onto something soft like a pillow, sofa or bed.
Did you see my #cushioning challenge slo-mo on Insta?
by Tomesy March 17, 2017
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A best friend with whom you can act stupid with and lean on.
by HoransWife June 6, 2014
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Someone who is too nice or soft with their opinions. Cushion’s don’t say what they actually feel and sugar coat everything. Basically a kiss ass.
John : bro he’s such a cushion

Fred : ikr ong
by Billay Ram August 3, 2021
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An object comprised of two sheets of fabric stuffed with something soft and fluffy, to various degrees of comfort. Can be found on couches, beds, sofas, chairs, loungers, and even thrown on the floor.
Not having anything more dangerous at hand, I decided to throw a cushion at him.
by michael November 11, 2003
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when your bae uses your booty as a pillow
my man didn't have a pillow so he was cushioning me last night
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A cushion is drug that makes the comedown of another drug easier to deal with. A cushion can also be taking a small amount of the same drug when coming down.
I'm using my last pill as a cushion.
by Epigone July 18, 2005
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