Wall to wall

wall-to-wall

[adj., adv. wawl-tuh-wawl; n. wawl-tuh-wawl]
adjective
1.
covering the entire floor from one wall to another: wall-to-wall carpeting.
2.
Informal. occupying a space or period of time completely: The dance floor was crowded with wall-to-wall dancers. With no commercial interruptions, the telecast of the game was wall-to-wall action.
3.
Informal. being available everywhere; full of or saturated with something specified: Las Vegas offers wall-to-wall gambling. Her life has been wall-to-wall misery.
adverb
4.
from one side to the other; to overflowing: The store was jammed wall-to-wall with late shoppers.
noun
5.
a wall-to-wall carpet.

Origin:
1945–50

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wall-to-wall
 
adj
1.  (of carpeting) completely covering a floor
2.  informal as far as the eye can see; widespread: wall-to-wall sales in the high street shops

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