drywall

noun

dry·​wall ˈdrī-ˌwȯl How to pronounce drywall (audio)
: a board made of several plies of fiberboard, paper, or felt bonded to a hardened gypsum plaster core and used especially as wallboard

Examples of drywall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the residents still need additional help, such as drywall and appliances. Emily Alvarenga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 May 2024 Community organizations say flood victims still need donations of drywall, flooring, windows, paint and appliances to finish. Emily Alvarenga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 May 2024 As of Friday, the structural elements were in place, the tower clad in drywall. Jonathan M. Pitts, Baltimore Sun, 24 May 2024 The dog hit on an area of drywall and some carpet that had been removed from the home. John Wisely, Detroit Free Press, 14 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for drywall 

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drywall was in 1950

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“Drywall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drywall. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

drywall

noun
dry·​wall ˈdrī-ˌwȯl How to pronounce drywall (audio)
: a board made of layers of fiberboard, paper, or felt bonded to a plaster core
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