- an interior wall or partition finished in a dry material, usually in the form of prefabricated sheets or panels nailed to studs, as distinguished from one that is plastered.
- a material, as wallboard or plasterboard, used for such a wall.
Origin of dry wall
Other definitions for dry wall (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FROM dry-walldrywaller, noun
How to use dry wall in a sentence
The World War I memorial has waited 96 years, and drywall safety seems like the definition of optional.
Media reports on problems with Chinese-made drywall, or on lead paint in Chinese-made toys, have made parents think beyond price.
Just five days after the disaster, acres of wet drywall had already been ripped out and replaced with fresh sheets.How Hurricane Sandy Rocked the Art Galleries in Chelsea|Blake Gopnik|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
According to a police report, the water flooded the bedroom and caused drywall in the garage to collapse.Zimmerman’s Twin Lakes Community Was on Edge Before Trayvon Shooting|Amy Green|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Westinghousers had cut through the walls with drywall knives to join all the stores together.Makers|Cory Doctorow