What does wrapper mean?

Definitions for wrapper
ˈræp ərwrap·per

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word wrapper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. negligee, neglige, peignoir, wrapper, housecoatnoun

    a loose dressing gown for women

  2. wrapping, wrap, wrappernoun

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

  3. wrap, wrappernoun

    cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person


  1. wrappernoun

    One who, or that which, wraps.

    He proved to be a remarkably efficient wrapper of parcels.

  2. wrappernoun

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

  3. wrappernoun

    A negligée or loose dressing gown.

  4. wrappernoun

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

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wrappernoun

    Etymology: from wrap.

    My arms were pressed to my sides, and my legs closed together by so many wrappers, that I looked like an Egyptian mummy. Joseph Addison, Spectator.


  1. wrapper

    A wrapper refers to an enclosed layer or covering around an object, often for protection, concealment, or presentation. In computing, it is a piece of software that provides a compatibility layer allowing an interface that would not ordinarily be available. It translates function calls, data, and commands between different software components or between software and hardware, and can also be used to adapt or extend functionalities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrappernoun

    one who, or that which, wraps

  2. Wrappernoun

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

  3. Wrappernoun

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrapper in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrapper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of wrapper in a Sentence

  1. Mark Ballas:

    Taking the wrapper off and hitting the top to the physical aspects of it.

  2. Parzival:

    Some people can read War and Peace and come away thinking it’s a simple adventure story. Others can read the ingredients on a chewing gum wrapper and unlock the secrets of the universe. -Super man

  3. Albert Einstein:

    It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it. (referring to clothing)

  4. France American composer David Lang:

    Let's just say I wrote a lot of different versions of candy-wrapper music and we had many, many discussions about what kind of candy it should be.

  5. Scott Lange:

    People throw food waste out the window. Whether it's a fast food wrapper or biodegradable food, it brings small animals to the side of the road and then larger animals come to try to get the smaller animals and they get hit, the number one thing you can do to help wild animals during your day is don't throw food waste out of your car.

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Translations for wrapper

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  • غلافArabic
  • Verpackung, Wrapper-Klasse, UmschlagGerman
  • envoltorio, envolturaSpanish
  • enveloppe, emballeuse, emballage, emballeurFrench
  • scaoilteogIrish
  • 上包み, 包装紙Japanese
  • omslag, verpakkingDutch
  • obwolutaPolish
  • упаковщик, накидка, чехол, фантик, ночнушка, упаковка, халат, упаковщица, обёртка, суперобложка, пеньюарRussian
  • omslag, linneSwedish

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. abduct
    • B. denudate
    • C. cleave
    • D. efface

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