Share this entry

Share this page

wall hanging

Line breaks: wall hang|ing

Definition of wall hanging in English:

noun

A large decorative piece of fabric or other material hung on the wall of a room.
Example sentences
  • Wedding guests can sign a large matte of a photo frame, a specially made platter, or a fabric wall hanging.
  • The domestic world and the conflict in Southeast Asia coincide again in Diaper Pattern, in which texts printed on a wall hanging made from her son's used diapers present a hypocritical apologia for the war in Vietnam.
  • Using yarn and needle, my mother would then transfer that highly geometric pattern to cloth, creating a wall hanging, a pillow cover, or some other decorative article.

Definition of wall hanging in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure