wall in

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of wall in

:to surround (something) with a wall or with something that is like a wall
  • The school grounds are walled in.
  • They walled the garden in with rows of thick shrubs.

Word by Word Definitions

wall play
  1. : a high thick masonry structure forming a long rampart or an enclosure chiefly for defense

  2. : a masonry fence around a garden, park, or estate

  3. : a structure that serves to hold back pressure (as of water or sliding earth)

  1. : to provide, cover with, or surround with or as if with a wall

  2. : to separate by or as if by a wall

  3. : immure

  1. : to roll in a dramatic manner

  2. : to roll (one's eyes) in a dramatic manner


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