wallpaper

wallpaper

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wall +‎ paper

wallpaper (countable and uncountable, plural wallpapers)

  1. (uncountable) Decorative paper-like material used to cover the inner walls of buildings.
  2. (countable) A roll of such paper.
  3. (countable) A style or design of such material.
  4. (uncountable, figurative, sometimes attributive) Anything that serves as a background or part of the surroundings.
  5. (computing, countable, uncountable) An image or tiled pattern used as the background of a computer desktop.
  6. (television, slang) Generic footage of a building or location that may be used in the background of a related news report.
  7. (philately, informal) Gaudy mass-produced stamps, typically of little or no value and only produced for sale to collectors.
  8. (CB radio slang) A radio operator's collection of awards and QSL cards.
  • (computing: background image): desktop image, desktop pattern, background

wallpaper (third-person singular simple present wallpapers, present participle wallpapering, simple past and past participle wallpapered)

  1. (transitive) To cover (a wall, a room, etc) with wallpaper.
  • (cover with wallpaper): paper

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