- to construct or renovate with dry wall: to dry-wall the interior of a house.
- of, relating to, or having dry wall.
- Also dry·wall.
- 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.
- a masonry or stone wall laid up without mortar.
Origin of dry wall
1770–80, for earlier sense
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