verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for wallpaper
We are going to be very judicious about the use of that video, mindful that its continued use turns it into wallpaper.Should TV News Show Elliot Rodger’s ‘Retribution’ Video?|Lloyd Grove|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the latest issue of Wallpaper magazine, out Friday, the glossy released details of exactly what the designer has in store.Kendall Jenner Bares Breasts at Marc Jacobs; Raf Simons Previews Home Goods Collection|The Fashion Beast Team|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Public libraries, whose books have been relegated to wallpaper, have never looked better.America's Public Library Crisis: Who’s Reading the Books?|Jon Reiner|May 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Barack Obama is like the wallpaper of her life,” Locke says of her two-and-a-half year-old daughter.
“To her, Barack Obama is like the wallpaper of her life,” her mother said.
Where wallpaper is used, it should have the same characteristics.
I hated the little roses on the illuminated piece of wallpaper, I hated that fireside.The White Peacock|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
The wallpaper should be simple and dignified in design, but of cheerful tone.
It had peeled itself loose and inched over the wallpaper and was now wrapping itself like a second skin around a baked potato.Futuria Fantasia, Fall 1939|Ray Bradbury
And then that wallpaper, what a tranquil pattern—a basket of sunflowers upside down alternately with a single palm upside up!Seeing France with Uncle John|Anne Warner
British Dictionary definitions for wallpaper
- something pleasant but bland which serves as an unobtrusive background
- (as modifier)wallpaper music