- to remove or open the wrapping of.
- to open (something wrapped): Sheila unwrapped the Christmas presents quickly.
- to become unwrapped.
Origin of unwrap
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Examples from the Web for unwrapped
It was a Christmas present from my girlfriend, and when I unwrapped it, I was a little nonplussed.Maurice Sendak Didn’t Just Make Books for Children, but for Everyone
May 9, 2012
When he had unwrapped her, he turned homewards with his sled.Heidi
And Harry unwrapped the thongs and disengaged it from the tree.The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns
Roger Thompson Finlay
John unwrapped the dainties and threw the paper on the floor.A Son of the City
Herman Gastrell Seely
He shrugged his shoulders and unwrapped the bundle of out-of-town papers.The Winning Clue
James Hay, Jr.
He unwrapped the bundle and took out a huge bunch of flowers.The Secret of the Storm Country
Grace Miller White
- to remove the covering or wrapping from (something) or (of something wrapped) to have the covering come off
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Word Origin and History for unwrapped
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