noun Date: 1873 the act of applying wallpaper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • paperhanging — pa per*hang ing (p[=a] p[ e]r*h[a^][ng] [i^]ng), n. The application of wallpaper to walls for decorative purposes. Syn: papering. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paperhanging — n. writing and spending bad checks. (Underworld.) □ She was accused of paperhanging and didn’t even know what the cops were talking about, so they let her go. □ She is good at both paper hanging and acting …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • paperhanging — /pay peuhr hang ing/, n. 1. the activity or business of a paperhanger. 2. paperhangings, Archaic. wallpaper. [1685 95; PAPER + HANGING] * * * …   Universalium

  • paperhanging — noun The trade of hanging wallpaper on walls …   Wiktionary

  • paperhanging — n. application of wallpaper, hanging of wallpaper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paperhanging — noun the application of wallpaper • Syn: ↑papering • Derivationally related forms: ↑paper (for: ↑papering) • Hypernyms: ↑application, ↑coating, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • работы обойные — Отделочные работы по оклейке стен помещений обоями [Терминологический словарь по строительству на 12 языках (ВНИИИС Госстроя СССР)] Тематики строительные и монтажные работы EN paperhangingpaperhanging work DE Tapeziererarbeiten FR travaux de… …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • papering — pa per*ing (p[=a] p[ e]r*[i^]ng), n. Same as {paperhanging}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pathfinders (Seventh-day Adventist) — Pathfinders is a community service oriented youth organization of the Seventh day Adventist Church, open to all children from ten to sixteen years and upwards. It was founded in 1907. The first camp was held in Town Line Lake, Michigan USA in… …   Wikipedia

  • Guy L. Moser — Guy Louis Moser (January 23, 1886–May 9, 1961) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Guy L. Moser was born on a farm in Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He attended the Keystone State Teachers’… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”