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wallpaper

noun uk   /ˈwɔːlˌpeɪ.pər/  us   /ˈwɑːlˌpeɪ.pɚ/

wallpaper noun (WALL)

[C or U] a thick, often decorative, paper used for covering the walls and sometimes ceilings of a room: a roll of wallpaper We thought we'd put up/hang some wallpaper in the children's bedroom to make it brighter. I saw a wallpaper today that would be just right for the bathroom. We'll need some wallpaper paste and a big brush.

wallpaper noun (COMPUTER)

[U] specialized computing a design or image that you choose to appear on the desktop (= main) screen of your computer

wallpaper

verb [T] uk   /ˈwɔːlˌpeɪ.pər/  us   /ˈwɑːlˌpeɪ.pɚ/
to put wallpaper on the walls of a room: We've wallpapered the bedrooms.
Translations of “wallpaper”
in Korean 벽지…
in Arabic وَرَق حائط…
in Portuguese papel de parede…
in Catalan paper d’empaperar…
in Japanese 壁紙…
in Italian carta da parati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牆壁, 牆紙,壁紙…
in Russian обои…
in Turkish duvar kâğıdı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 墙壁, 墙纸,壁纸…
in Polish tapeta…
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