- fill-in (n.)
- "substitute," 1918 (as an adjective, 1916), from verbal phrase; see fill (v.), in (adv.). Earlier as a noun was fill-up (1811).
- 1. You don't need green fingers to fill your home with lush leaves.
- 2. Kemp got out of his car. "Just fill her up, thanks."
- 3. Fill a saucepan with water and bring to a slow boil.
- 4. A girl may fill out before she reaches her full height.
- 5. Fill out the application carefully, and keep copies of it.
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