wrapping Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
    wrap; wrapper.
  2. noun an enveloping bandage
  3. verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap; wrap up.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present
  4. verb arrange or or coil around
    wrap; twine; roll; wind.
    • roll your hair around your finger
    • Twine the thread around the spool
    • She wrapped her arms around the child
  5. verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house
  6. verb crash into so as to coil around
    • The teenager wrapped his car around the fire hydrant