Entry from US English dictionary
A piece of furniture having various sections, typically shelves and cabinets, designed to stand against a wall.
- Changing the handles on your drawers, such as those in your kitchen or on a wall unit, desk or bedroom dressers, can give any room a dose of class.
- He's sitting on the couch in the living room of his house in Toledo, Ohio, punching the buttons on the remote control of his TV, which is set in a 1970s-style wall unit.
- If you're looking to make changes, like building a wall unit in your living room and laying down wood panels rather than carpeting, then a decorator is your guy.
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Syllabification: wall u·nit
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