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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wrap•perˈræp 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.

    Category: Clothing

  4. Brit.

    Category: Printing, British

    Ref: jacket (def. 5). 5

  5. the tobacco leaf used for covering a cigar.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. negligee, neglige, peignoir, wrapper, housecoat(noun)

    a loose dressing gown for women

  2. wrapping, wrap, wrapper(noun)

    the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped

  3. wrap, wrapper(noun)

    cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wrapper(noun)ˈræp ər

    the paper or plastic wrapped around an item you buy

    candy wrappers


  1. wrapper(Noun)

    One who, or that which, wraps.

    He proved to be a remarkably efficient wrapper of parcels.

  2. wrapper(Noun)

    Something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection: a wrapping.

  3. wrapper(Noun)

    A negligu00E9e or loose dressing gown.

  4. wrapper(Noun)

    A class, module, etc. that serves to mediate access to another.

    We need a Perl wrapper for this C++ library.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrapper(noun)

    one who, or that which, wraps

  2. Wrapper(noun)

    that in which anything is wrapped, or inclosed; envelope; covering

  3. Wrapper(noun)

    specifically, a loose outer garment; an article of dress intended to be wrapped round the person; as, a morning wrapper; a gentleman's wrapper


  1. Wrapper

    The wrapper or pagne is a colorful women's garment widely worn in West Africa. It has formal and informal versions and varies from simple draped clothing to fully tailored ensembles. The formality of the wrapper depends on the fabric used to create it.

Translations for wrapper

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a paper cover for a sweet, packet of cigarettes etc

a sweet-wrapper.

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