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wrap·per

 (răp′ər)
n.
1. That in which an object is wrapped or covered, as:
a. The material, such as paper, in which something is wrapped: a candy wrapper.
b. The material encircling a magazine or newspaper sent by mail.
c. A book jacket.
d. The tobacco leaf covering a cigar.
2. A loose dressing gown or negligee.
3. One that wraps, as a store employee who wraps parcels.

wrapper

(ˈræpə)
n
1. (Commerce) the cover, usually of paper or cellophane, in which something is wrapped
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a dust jacket of a book
3. (Brewing) the ripe firm tobacco leaf forming the outermost portion of a cigar and wound around its body
4. (Clothing & Fashion) a loose negligee or dressing gown, esp in the 19th century

wrap•per

(ˈræp ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that wraps.
2. something in which a thing is wrapped.
3. a long, loose garment, esp. a woman's bathrobe or negligee.
4. Brit. jacket (def. 5).
5. the tobacco leaf used for covering a cigar.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wrapper - a loose dressing gown for womenwrapper - a loose dressing gown for women  
brunch coat - a woman's short housecoat or wrapper
camisole - a short negligee
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear
2.wrapper - the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrappedwrapper - the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
envelope - any wrapper or covering
plastic film, film - a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
gift wrapping - ornamental wrapping for gifts
jacket - an outer wrapping or casing; "phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"
plastic wrap - wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic
3.wrapper - cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
cloak - a loose outer garment

wrapper

noun cover, case, paper, packaging, wrapping, jacket, envelope, sleeve, sheath an unsmoked cigar in its cellophane wrapper

wrapper

noun
The material in which something is wrapped:
wrap, wrapping (also used in plural).
Translations
غلافغِلاف، غِطاء
=-indpakningindpakning
csomagolópapír
umbúîir
papierový obal
ovojnina

wrapper

[ˈræpəʳ] N [of goods] → envoltura f, envase m; [of sweet] → envoltorio m; [of book] → sobrecubierta f; (postal: round newspaper) → faja f

wrapper

[ˈræpər] n (on chocolate, sweet)papier m

wrapper

n
Verpackung f; (of sweets)Papier(chen) nt; (of cigar)Deckblatt nt; (of book)(Schutz)umschlag m; (postal) → Streifband nt
(= garment)leichter Morgenmantel
(= person: in factory etc) → Packer(in) m(f)

wrapper

[ˈræpəʳ] n (on chocolate) → carta; (postal) → fascetta; (of book) → foderina, copertina

wrap

(rӕp) past tense, past participle wrapped verb
1. to roll or fold (round something or someone). He wrapped his handkerchief round his bleeding finger.
2. to cover by folding or winding something round. She wrapped the book (up) in brown paper; She wrapped the baby up in a warm shawl.
noun
a warm covering to put over one's shoulders.
ˈwrapper noun
a paper cover for a sweet, packet of cigarettes etc. a sweet-wrapper.
ˈwrapping noun
something used to wrap or pack something in. Christmas wrappings.
wrapped up in
giving all one's attention to. She's very wrapped up in her work these days.
wrap up
to dress warmly. You have to wrap up well if you visit England in winter; Wrap the child up well.
References in classic literature ?
March wrote that he should soon be with them, then Beth felt uncommonly well that morning, and, being dressed in her mother's gift, a soft crimson merino wrapper, was borne in high triumph to the window to behold the offering of Jo and Laurie.
She was lying on her bed, in her night-gown and wrapper, shot through the heart.
She changed her gown for a more comfortable and commodious wrapper.
says old Dives, in his red silken wrapper --(he had a redder one afterwards) pooh, pooh
She wore a filthy blue wrapper, and her teeth were black.
The damaged garment was removed and partially immersed in turpentine, while Rebecca graced the festal board clad in a blue calico wrapper of Mrs.
Mary had slipped on a woolen wrapper before she left her room and she put a piece of it between his fingers.
There sat Magdalen, in an arm-chair before the long looking-glass, with all her hair let down over her shoulders; absorbed in the study of her part and comfortably arrayed in her morning wrapper, until it was time to dress for dinner.
Though he looked the phantom through and through, and saw it standing before him; though he felt the chilling influence of its death-cold eyes; and marked the very texture of the folded kerchief bound about its head and chin, which wrapper he had not observed before; he was still incredulous, and fought against his senses.
Murdstone's hand was bound up in a large linen wrapper.
The lacquey laughed, unsheathed his gourd, unwalletted his scraps, and taking out a small loaf of bread he and Sancho seated themselves on the green grass, and in peace and good fellowship finished off the contents of the alforjas down to the bottom, so resolutely that they licked the wrapper of the letters, merely because it smelt of cheese.
After many cuts with his whip and glances at Hetty out of the corner of his eye, he lifted his lips above the edge of his wrapper and said, "He's pretty nigh six foot, I'll be bound, isna he, now?