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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 ?
At his request I next collected the other papers--that is to say, the bundle of letters, the unfinished book and the volumes of the Diary-- and enclosed them all in one wrapper, sealed with my own seal.
That she arose thereupon, muffled herself up in a wrapper, put on her shoes, and went out on the staircase, much surprised, to look for Jeremiah.
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 wore a filthy blue wrapper, and her teeth were black.
Mary had slipped on a woolen wrapper before she left her room and she put a piece of it between his fingers.
I stretched my hand with the feeling of a man reaching for an unfailing panacea, took up a fresh bottle and unrolled the wrapper, noticing as I did so that the ends, both top and bottom, had come unsealed.
says old Dives, in his red silken wrapper --(he had a redder one afterwards) pooh, pooh
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.
Instead of her usual calico wrapper and knitted shawl she wore her best dress of brown merino, and above her thin strands of hair, which still preserved the tight undulations of the crimping-pins, rose a hard perpendicular bonnet, as to which Ethan's clearest notion was that he had to pay five dollars for it at the Bettsbridge Emporium.
You'd better see what it says," he remarked, as he ran his fingers through the wrapper of a catalogue of second-hand books.
A roll of unfolded notes done up in a wrapper fell out of it.
She changed her gown for a more comfortable and commodious wrapper.