One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of plaster used to make minor building repairs, such as filling small holes.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Her winning portrait was painted in acrylic on board but she used Polyfilla to heighten the features and give the painting greater depth.’
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