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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