The idea being that the person is putting up a "stone wall" and impeding your progress in the conversation, and as you cannot see over the side of the wall, you have no idea why it is there. If you try to "climb the wall" to figure it out, then the other party will know your level of interest.
Bro 2: "Have no idea, we were texting all day Wednesday and she stonewalled me out of nowhere."
Bro 1: "Have you tried texting her agian? I mean it's been 4 days."
Bro 2: "If I do, then she'll know I'm into her."
Bro 1: "True. Just wait it out, don't fall for the tactic."
2) Formerly a mafia-run gay bar the is famous for the riots that took place in 1969.
3) Short for the Stonewall riots, which occured in 1969 and helped to shape the modern GLBT rights movement.
2)The Stonewall really wasn't the greatest place unless you didn't mind the mafia.
3)Stonewall helped the gays rights movement get recognized.