They didn't understand credit derivatives, and they just were so wrapped up in their own little stories.
As we wrapped up our interview, Cosby paused and took a seat on the steps of his winding staircase.
In pictures taken after the attack, she was wrapped up like a mummy.
Stewart and Colbert wrapped up the rally with a debate, where they discussed Islamophobia and fear mongering.
The Democratic Convention wrapped up its first night with a couple of speeches that blew the roof off the joint.
But she was not wrapped up in other people's lives as Frances was wrapped up.
One very cold winter I wrapped up one of my hives with a shawl.
"In truth, you are so wrapped up that I must take your word for it," replied the auctioneer.
I found her under the tree the other night, wrapped up in a shawl, trying to learn it.
But they were apparently oblivious of each other, wrapped up in their separate lives and experiences.
early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.
late 15c., "fine cloth used as a cover or wrapping for bread," from wrap (v.). As a type of women's garment, recorded from 1827. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1974. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
Busy with someone or something: wrapped up with a customer
: Well, it's a wrap on the squash
To complete; finish; wrap up: Filming, based on Bob Randall's 1977 thriller, wrapped last summer/ Because when it wraps, they strike the sets and you're stuck (1970s+ Movies and television)
[possibly fr the shrouding of a corpse]