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wallpaper

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noun wall·pa·per \ˈwȯl-ˌpā-pər\

Definition of wallpaper

  1. 1 :  decorative paper for the walls of a room

  2. 2 :  the background image or set of images displayed on a computer screen <After becoming a member, the user gets to design a homepage with his or her choice of pictures, music, wallpaper, writing, and information making each page unique. — Fahiym Ratcliffe>

Examples of wallpaper in a sentence

  1. The wallpaper began to peel.

1827

First Known Use of wallpaper

1827


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wallpaper

verb wall·pa·per

Definition of wallpaper

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to provide the walls of (a room) with wallpaper

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to put wallpaper on a wall

1918

First Known Use of wallpaper

1918


WALLPAPER Defined for English Language Learners

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wallpaper

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noun wall·pa·per \ˈwȯl-ˌpā-pər\

Definition of wallpaper for English Language Learners

  • : thick decorative paper used to cover the walls of a room


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wallpaper

verb wall·pa·per

Definition of wallpaper for English Language Learners

  • : to put wallpaper on the walls of (a room)


WALLPAPER Defined for Kids

wallpaper

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noun wall·pa·per \ˈwȯl-ˌpā-pər\

Definition of wallpaper for Students

  1. :  decorative paper for covering the walls of a room



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