Bolster - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- prop up with a pillow or bolster
- add padding to (syn: pad)
She came with me to bolster my confidence.
a convincing argument that was bolstered by the speaker's reputation
She is thinking of ways to bolster her career.
His sermons were all bolstered up with Greek and Latin.
He is making a bold attempt to bolster the territory's confidence.
his efforts to bolster his career
He wished to bolster up his theories with hard data.
present participle: bolstering
past tense: bolstered
past participle: bolstered