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or wrap-a·round

[ rap-uh-round ]


  1. (of a garment) made to fold around or across the body so that one side of the garment overlaps the other forming the closure.
  2. extending in a curve from the front around to the sides:

    a wraparound windshield.

  3. of, relating to, or arranged under a wraparound mortgage:

    wraparound financing.

  4. all-inclusive; comprehensive:

    a wraparound insurance plan.


  1. a wraparound object.
  2. Printing. a thin metal, plastic, or rubber plate made flat and then wrapped around a cylinder for printing on a rotary press.
  3. British. book jacket.


/ ˈræpəˌraʊnd /


  1. computing another name for word wrapping

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Word History and Origins

Origin of wraparound1

First recorded in 1965–70; adj., noun use of verb phrase wrap around (something)

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Example Sentences

The dependable wraparound design means your Powerbeats will stay on your ears, no matter what.

From Time

Cassondra Stratton, 40, was standing on the wraparound balcony of Unit 412, its wide windows facing the open ocean, when she saw the pool deck collapse.

He gift-wrapped the game-winning goal for Smith, who blew past Schultz and scored on a wraparound shot.

At the time, Sanchez said that it was unacceptable the city doesn’t have more shelter beds and that city leaders were trying to acquire Oceanside Shores’ old property to create more beds with wraparound services.

FEMA allows reimbursement for lodging and wraparound services, including security and meals.

She wore a wraparound lab coat, and stood on a small centralized pedestal.

He wears a jacket that looks three sizes too big and a wraparound cotton ma-awis.

The wraparound counter surrounding the kitchen also makes the meal very interactive.


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