Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Spanish translation of “wall”

wall

noun /woːl/
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. any of the sides of a building or room One wall of the room is yellow – the rest are white. walled adjective
amurallado, fortificado; tapiado
a walled city.
-walled having (a certain type or number of) wall(s)
de paredes/muros…
a high-walled garden.
wallpaper noun paper used to decorate interior walls of houses etc
papel pintado
My wife wants to put wallpaper on the walls but I would rather paint them.
wall-to-wall adjective (of a carpet etc) covering the entire floor of a room etc wall-to-wall carpeting. have one’s back to the wall to be in a desperate situation
estar/encontrarse entre la espada y la pared
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!
(Definition of wall from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Difficult things and people, but you might be interested in these topics from the Easy and difficult topic area:

More translations of “wall” in Spanish

Definitions of “wall” in English

Word of the Day

warm-up

something that you do to prepare yourself for an activity, especially gentle exercises before a physical activity

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More