(US black) to inform, to tell.
|Jives of Dr. Hepcat (1989) 2: Baby you got to elucidate, I don’t know the happenings, all at once, mop! I get the ‘ice berg act.’ So if you just pad my knowledge box I can make everything alreet.|
SE in slang uses
fraudulently to add items to a bill or to an expense account statement in order to obtain money that one is not actually owed.
|Argot: Dict. of Und. Sl.|
|On the Yard (2002) 244: He threw the requisition over to where Chilly could reach it. ‘How much did you pad it this month?’.|
see under skull n.1