Definition of hit a/the wallinformal
- They seem to have hit the wall in terms of new ideas.
- Her tennis career hit a wall after the injury.
: to reach with or as if with a sudden blow
: to come in quick forceful contact with
: to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion
: an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit
: a stroke of luck
: a great success
: a high thick masonry structure forming a long rampart or an enclosure chiefly for defense
: a masonry fence around a garden, park, or estate
: a structure that serves to hold back pressure (as of water or sliding earth)
: to provide, cover with, or surround with or as if with a wall
: to separate by or as if by a wall
: to roll in a dramatic manner
: to roll (one's eyes) in a dramatic manner
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