proper noun (wikipedia, Stonewall riots)
- A series of riots in 1969 New York City beginning with the patrons of a gay bar, The Stonewall Inn, resisting police arrest which marked the beginning of the militant gay rights movement.
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- A wall made up of stone.
- The nickname for the Stonewall riots in 1969.
- (informal) To refuse to cooperate, especially in supplying information.
- At the press conference, the Prime Minister appeared to be stonewalling when asked about tax increases.
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