[ drahy-wawl ]
/ ˈdraɪˌwɔl /

verb (used with object)

to construct or renovate with dry wall: to dry-wall the interior of a house.


of, relating to, or having dry wall.

Related forms

dry·wall·er, noun

Definition for drywall (2 of 2)

dry wall

noun Building Trades.

Also dry·wall.
  1. 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.
  2. a material, as wallboard or plasterboard, used for such a wall.
a masonry or stone wall laid up without mortar.

Origin of dry wall

1770–80, for earlier sense
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