wall plug


Definition of wall plug

: an electric receptacle in a wall

Examples of wall plug in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

The other exciting new releases are the Smart Switch, which has motion sensors built into it, and new smart accessories like a special wall plug. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "General Electric Is Making Voice-Controlled "Smart" Light Bulbs," 9 Jan. 2019 Mussel is an innovative wall plug designed to anchor heavy objects in construction. Megan Becka, cleveland.com, "LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards announces finalists," 4 Apr. 2018 Depending on usage, the removable battery can last up to 60 miles before it's recharged using a standard wall plug. Basem Wasef, Popular Mechanics, "Smart eBike: Like a Turbo For Your Legs," 1 May 2012

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'wall plug.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of wall plug

1888, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about wall plug

Statistics for wall plug

Last Updated

20 Jan 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for wall plug

The first known use of wall plug was in 1888

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on wall plug

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with wall plug

Comments on wall plug

What made you want to look up wall plug? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to deny responsibility for

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?


Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!