verb (used with object), wrapped or wrapt, wrap·ping.
verb (used without object), wrapped or wrapt, wrap·ping.
- the completion of photography on a film or an individual scene.
- the termination of a working day during the shooting of a film.
- intensely absorbed in: wrapped up in one's work.
- involved in; bound up with: Peace is wrapped up in willingness to compromise.
Origin of wrap
Examples from the Web for wrapped
Contemporary Examples of wrapped
In the mindset of the Coexist camp, those abstract beliefs have become twisted things, wrapped up with hate.COEXIST’s Bonehead Bumper-Sticker Politics
December 21, 2014
She tugged on the black rope that wrapped around his thighs and torso, her leather gloves creaking with each adjustment.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau
December 20, 2014
Should a Republican be elected president in 2016, many of those 20 Justice Department investigations would be wrapped up quickly.Dear GOP: Fix the Damn Justice System!
December 7, 2014
Today the church is wrapped in scaffolding and metal ribbons are holding its façade in place until someone pays to repair it.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake
Barbie Latza Nadeau
November 18, 2014
His uniform was too tight and was wrapped around his doughy body like cellophane.I Shot Bin Laden
November 16, 2014
Historical Examples of wrapped
I endeavoured to obtain sight of him, but he was so wrapped and clothed that I did not succeed.
It wasn't like him to be wrapped up in himself and to talk about dustbins.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
Send them to table hot, wrapped in the folds of a napkin that has been heated.
If wrapped in paste, it will not be done in less than five hours.
Wrapped in a thick cloth, this cake will keep soft for a week.
verb wraps, wrapping or wrapped (mainly tr)
- the end of a working day during the filming of a motion picture or television programme
- the completion of filming of a motion picture or television programme
Word Origin for wrap
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.
In addition to the idiom beginning with wrap
- wrap up
- twist (wrap) around one's finger
- under wraps