gift-wrap


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gift-wrap

(gĭft′răp′)
tr.v. gift-wrapped, gift-wrap·ping, gift-wraps
To wrap (a gift) with wrapping paper.
n. or gift-wrap·ping (-răp′ĭng)

gift′-wrap`

or gift′wrap`,



v. -wrapped, -wrap•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to wrap (something) with decorative paper, etc., for presentation as a gift.
n.
2. the decorative paper, etc., with which to wrap a gift.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gift-wrap - wrap (a gift) attractively
wrap, wrap up - arrange or fold as a cover or protection; "wrap the baby before taking her out"; "Wrap the present"
Translations

gift-wrap

[ˈgɪftˌræp] VTenvolver en papel de regalo
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We've also had continued support from retailers and the general public with both donations of gift-wrap and volunteer time.
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After taking a three-month sabbatical to consider a number of offers, Bell-Jones then agreed to set up a UK subsidiary of a German gift-wrap company called Danway, in Chester.
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You can make these heart-shaped boxes in any size, then personalize them with felt-tip pen designs or glued-on gift-wrap.
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Erickson offers this advice to those who are getting ready to wrap their holiday presents: "Before you start wrapping, have the necessary supplies on hand like gift-wrap paper, ribbon, scissors, tape and a Scotch paper cutter," said Erickson.