Definition Of padlock
a detachable lock hanging by a pivoted hook on the object fastened.
It was locked with a padlock , and padlocks are especially easy to pick.
secure with a padlock.
a padlocked door
Example Of padlock
a padlock on the garden gate
A gate has been padlocked on an access road leading down to one beach to prevent vehicles getting too close; and various agencies have been put on alert.
Alex leaned up against the locker near hers and waited patiently for her to stick her coat in the locker and get the padlock on and locked.
Andy was padlocked behind a steel door when I arrived.
Anyone can snap shut an open padlock - you don't need a key to lock it - but opening it again is really tough.