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wall·pa·per

 (wôl′pā′pər)
n.
1. Paper often colored and printed with designs and pasted to a wall as a decorative covering.
2. A picture or design displayed on the background of a computer screen or cell phone.
v. wall·pa·pered, wall·pa·per·ing, wall·pa·pers
v.tr.
To cover with wallpaper.
v.intr.
To decorate a wall or room with wallpaper.

wallpaper

(ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpə)
n
1. (Building) paper usually printed or embossed with designs for pasting onto walls and ceilings
2.
a. something pleasant but bland which serves as an unobtrusive background
b. (as modifier): wallpaper music.
3. (Computer Science) computing a graphics file that can be displayed in certain applications behind or around the main dialogue boxes, working display areas, etc, for decoration
vb
(Building) to cover (a surface) with wallpaper

wall•pa•per

(ˈwɔlˌpeɪ pər)

n.
1. paper, usu. on rolls and with printed decorative patterns, for pasting on and covering walls or ceilings.
2. any fabric, foil, vinyl material, etc., used as a wall or ceiling covering.
v.t.
3. to put wallpaper on or in.
[1820–30]

wallpaper


Past participle: wallpapered
Gerund: wallpapering

Imperative
wallpaper
wallpaper
Present
I wallpaper
you wallpaper
he/she/it wallpapers
we wallpaper
you wallpaper
they wallpaper
Preterite
I wallpapered
you wallpapered
he/she/it wallpapered
we wallpapered
you wallpapered
they wallpapered
Present Continuous
I am wallpapering
you are wallpapering
he/she/it is wallpapering
we are wallpapering
you are wallpapering
they are wallpapering
Present Perfect
I have wallpapered
you have wallpapered
he/she/it has wallpapered
we have wallpapered
you have wallpapered
they have wallpapered
Past Continuous
I was wallpapering
you were wallpapering
he/she/it was wallpapering
we were wallpapering
you were wallpapering
they were wallpapering
Past Perfect
I had wallpapered
you had wallpapered
he/she/it had wallpapered
we had wallpapered
you had wallpapered
they had wallpapered
Future
I will wallpaper
you will wallpaper
he/she/it will wallpaper
we will wallpaper
you will wallpaper
they will wallpaper
Future Perfect
I will have wallpapered
you will have wallpapered
he/she/it will have wallpapered
we will have wallpapered
you will have wallpapered
they will have wallpapered
Future Continuous
I will be wallpapering
you will be wallpapering
he/she/it will be wallpapering
we will be wallpapering
you will be wallpapering
they will be wallpapering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wallpapering
you have been wallpapering
he/she/it has been wallpapering
we have been wallpapering
you have been wallpapering
they have been wallpapering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wallpapering
you will have been wallpapering
he/she/it will have been wallpapering
we will have been wallpapering
you will have been wallpapering
they will have been wallpapering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wallpapering
you had been wallpapering
he/she/it had been wallpapering
we had been wallpapering
you had been wallpapering
they had been wallpapering
Conditional
I would wallpaper
you would wallpaper
he/she/it would wallpaper
we would wallpaper
you would wallpaper
they would wallpaper
Past Conditional
I would have wallpapered
you would have wallpapered
he/she/it would have wallpapered
we would have wallpapered
you would have wallpapered
they would have wallpapered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wallpaper - a decorative paper for the walls of roomswallpaper - a decorative paper for the walls of rooms
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Verb1.wallpaper - cover with wallpaperwallpaper - cover with wallpaper      
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
Translations
وَرَقُ الـجَدْرانوَرَق جُدْرانيَكْسو بِوَرَق الجُدْران
tapeta
tapettapetsere
tapettitaustakuvatapetoida
tapeta
tapétatapétáz
veggfóîraveggfóîur
壁紙
벽지
tapet
tapetatapetyvytapetovať
tapeta
tapet
กระดาษบุผนังหรือเพดาน
duvar kâğıdıduvar kâğıdıyla kaplamakduvar kağıdı
giấy dán tường

wallpaper

[ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpəʳ]
A.
1. (for walls) Npapel m pintado
2. (Comput) → fondo m de escritorio
B. VTempapelar

wallpaper

[ˈwɔːlpeɪpər]
n
(on wall)papier m peint
(= computer background) → papier m peint, fond m d'écran
vt [+ room] → mettre du papier peint dans; [+ wall] → mettre du papier peint surwallpaper paste ncolle f à papier peintWall Street n
(= place) → Wall Street f
on Wall Street → à Wall Street
(= Stock Exchange) → la Bourse de New Yorkwall-to-wall [ˌwɔːltəˈwɔːɒl] adj
wall-to-wall carpet → moquette f
(= continuous) [coverage, news] → en continu

wallpaper

[ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpəʳ] ncarta da parati, tappezzeria

wall

(woːl) noun
1. something built of stone, brick, plaster, wood etc and used to separate off or enclose something. There's a wall at the bottom of the garden: The Great Wall of China; a garden wall.
2. any of the sides of a building or room. One wall of the room is yellow – the rest are white.
verb
(often with in) to enclose (something) with a wall. We've walled in the playground to prevent the children getting out.
walled adjective
a walled city.
-walled
having (a certain type or number of) wall(s). a high-walled garden.
ˈwallpaper noun
paper used to decorate interior walls of houses etc. My wife wants to put wallpaper on the walls but I would rather paint them.
verb
to put such paper on. I have wallpapered the front room.
ˌwall-to-ˈwall adjective
(of a carpet etc) covering the entire floor of a room etc.
have one's back to the wall
to be in a desperate situation. The army in the south have their backs to the wall, and are fighting a losing battle.
up the wall
crazy. This business is sending/driving me up the wall!

wallpaper

وَرَقُ الـجَدْران tapeta tapet Tapete ταπετσαρία papel de colgadura, papel pintado tapetti papier peint tapeta carta da parati 壁紙 벽지 behang tapet tapeta papel de parede обои tapet กระดาษบุผนังหรือเพดาน duvar kağıdı giấy dán tường 壁纸
References in classic literature ?
The wallpaper was a fiery red, with huge gold figures in it, well smirched by time, and it covered all the doors.
Then he climbed on the stool and, with his nose to the wallpaper, seemed to be looking for something.
Con- trasting vividly with this ruin was the neat dresser, stained in the fashion, pale green, and with a number of copper and tin vessels below it, the wallpaper imitating blue and white tiles, and a couple of coloured supplements fluttering from the walls above the kitchen range.
The ceiling appears to have had coffee spilt all over it, and the ornaments--well, they are worse than the wallpaper.
He knew that the Countess Olenska had brought some of her possessions with her--bits of wreckage, she called them--and these, he supposed, were represented by some small slender tables of dark wood, a delicate little Greek bronze on the chimney- piece, and a stretch of red damask nailed on the discoloured wallpaper behind a couple of Italian-looking pictures in old frames.
3 If you're not sure where to start, take a big piece of the wallpaper and tape it in different places to help you decide.
Linked Wallpaper allows two users to share wallpapers with one another, including photographs, from anywhere in the world with friends.
Wallpaper Updater runs after startup and doesn't not disturb you at all when you are working.
The problem with painting over wallpaper is that it will eventually start to come away from the wall, often at the seams.
Former Cleveland College of Art & Design student and part-time lecturer Kate Usher has been chosen as one of just 13 up-and-coming young designers from around the country to work with leading wallpaper company Graham and Brown on their Best of British New Wave collection.
Style doesn't have to mean money though, and there are fantastic wallpaper designs for all budgets - B&Q has lots of inexpensive, but lovely, ones.
The latest comes from evleaks who has shared the leaked lockscreen wallpaper from the Note 3 via his (https://twitter.