Waller

[ wol-er, waw-ler ]
/ ˈwɒl ər, ˈwɔ lər /
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noun

Edmund,1607–87, English poet.
ThomasFats, 1904–43, U.S. jazz pianist and songwriter.

wall

[ wawl ]
/ wɔl /

noun

adjective

verb (used with object)

Origin of wall

before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English w(e)all < Latin vallum palisade, derivative of vallus stake, post; see wale1; (v.) Middle English, derivative of the noun

SYNONYMS FOR wall
Related formswall-less, adjectivewall-like, adjectiveun·wall, verb (used with object)

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British Dictionary definitions for waller

Waller

/ (ˈwɒlə) /

noun

Edmund. 1606–87, English poet and politician, famous for his poem "Go, Lovely Rose"
Fats, real name Thomas Waller. 1904–43, US jazz pianist and singer

wall

/ (wɔːl) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived Formswalled, adjectivewall-less, adjectivewall-like, adjective

Word Origin for wall

Old English weall, from Latin vallum palisade, from vallus stake

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Word Origin and History for waller
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Medicine definitions for waller

wall

[ wôl ]

n.

An investing part enclosing a cavity, chamber, or other anatomical unit.

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Idioms and Phrases with waller

wall

In addition to the idioms beginning with wall

  • walls have ears, the

also see:

  • back to the wall
  • beat one's head against the wall
  • between you and me and the lamppost (four walls)
  • climb the walls
  • drive someone crazy (up the wall)
  • fly on the wall
  • go to the wall
  • handwriting on the wall
  • hole in the wall
  • off the wall
  • run into a stone wall
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