Definition of Polyfilla in English:



  • [mass noun] A type of plaster used to make minor building repairs, such as filling small holes.

    • ‘Her winning portrait was painted in acrylic on board but she used Polyfilla to heighten the features and give the painting greater depth.’
    • ‘It became a regular game of ours, chasing mice, with a dollop of Polyfilla to block the holes they were coming out.’
    • ‘That suggests that pamper parlours are growing at a considerably faster pace than, say, the DIY market - not that there are any similarities between injecting Polyfilla into cracked gables and inoculating glabellar lines with Botox.’
    • ‘However, I have to admit it had turned out to be quite useful - mainly for applying Polyfilla to cracked walls.’
    • ‘Think of the finest, purest Polyfilla and you've got the idea of what this magical little cream does.’