follow Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com's Word of the Year is...

bearing wall

noun
1.
any of the walls supporting a floor or the roof of a building.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for bearing wall

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for bearing

10
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with bearing-wall