paneling

noun
variants: or less commonly

panelling

Definition of paneling

  1. :  panels joined in a continuous surface; especially :  decorative wood panels so joined

Examples of paneling in a sentence

  1. The dining room had dark paneling.

1610

First Known Use of paneling

1610


PANELING Defined for English Language Learners

paneling

noun

Definition of paneling for English Language Learners

  • : square or rectangular pieces of wood that are joined together to cover a wall or ceiling


PANELING Defined for Kids

paneling

noun pan·el·ing \ˈpa-nəl-iŋ\

Definition of paneling for Students

  1. :  sections of material (as wood) joined in a continuous surface and used to cover a wall or ceiling



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