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wall-to-wall

Describing something that fills an entire area. Since we're about to move, our living room is just wall-to-wall boxes right now.

wall-to-wall (with) something

Fig. covered with something in all places. (From wall-to-wall carpeting.) The hallway is wall-to-wall with Jimmy's toys. The beach was wall-to-wall tourists.

wall-to-wall

1 (of a carpet or other floor covering) fitted to cover an entire floor. 2 of great extent or number; allowing no unfilled space or interval. informal
2 1982 Sara Paretsky Indemnity Only Why would he agree to see me? He'd never heard of me, he has wall-to-wall appointments.

wall-to-wall

mod. expansive and comprehensive. (From wall-to-wall carpeting.) Old Tom is wall-to-wall hostility these days. What’s wrong?

wall-to-wall

Completely covering available space. This expression, from about 1930, originally referred to carpeting that covered the entire floor of a room, and it still does. However, from about 1960 it was being used figuratively, and usually hyperbolically—for example, “A respite from wall-to-wall Mozart on radios” (The Listener, April 19, 1973).
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