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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 06, 2017
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Adjective for something that definitely wasn't lame, but not quite "hot". In other words, slightly below being hot, therefore warm, like a nice pair of mittens.
"How were things at the club last night?"

"Plenty to drink, but the music was no good. I guess shit was mittens."
by 122445 May 14, 2006
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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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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 16, 2017
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