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Origin of giftwrapping

First recorded in 1945–50; gift + wrapping


or gift·wrap

verb (used with object), gift-wrapped or gift-wrapt, gift-wrap·ping.
  1. to wrap (something), as a package, with decorative paper, ribbon, etc., for presentation as a gift.

Origin of gift-wrap

First recorded in 1935–40
Related formsgift-wrap·per, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018