[ rap-uh-round ]
/ ˈræp əˌraʊnd /
(of a garment) made to fold around or across the body so that one side of the garment overlaps the other forming the closure.
extending in a curve from the front around to the sides: a wraparound windshield.
of, relating to, or arranged under a wraparound mortgage: wraparound financing.
all-inclusive; comprehensive: a wraparound insurance plan.
Origin of wraparound
First recorded in 1965–70; adj., noun use of verb phrase wrap around (something)
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Examples from the Web for wraparound
She wore a wraparound lab coat, and stood on a small centralized pedestal.Tilda Swinton and Oliver Saillard Perform the Creation of Fashion in ‘Eternity Dress’|Sarah Moroz|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He wears a jacket that looks three sizes too big and a wraparound cotton ma-awis.Somalia’s Prisons: The War on Terror’s Latest Front|Eli Lake|June 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The wraparound counter surrounding the kitchen also makes the meal very interactive.
British Dictionary definitions for wraparound
/ (ˈræpəˌraʊnd) /
computing another name for word wrapping
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