wallpaper

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

From wall + paper

Noun[edit]

wallpaper (countable and uncountable, plural wallpapers)

  1. (uncountable) Decorative paper-like material used to cover the inner walls of buildings.
  2. (countable) A style or design of such material or image.
    He is letting her select the wallpapers for the whole house.
  3. (computing, Microsoft Windows) An image or tiled pattern used as a background to personalize a computer desktop.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (computing: background image): desktop image (Mac OS, untiled), desktop pattern (Mac OS, tiled)

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Verb[edit]

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.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (cover with wallpaper): paper

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