October 25, 2006 Urban Word of the Day
A wall, usually in a professional's office, covered with an inordinate number of framed diplomas, certificates, and other tokens of academic achievement. The sheer number of items implicitly speaks to the superior skill or intelligence of the professional who earned them. This outward display mirrors and reinforces the professional’s perception of self, or ego.
The lawyer's clients more easily parted with their money upon seeing the ego wall in his office.