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[ rapt ]
/ ræpt /


a simple past tense and past participle of wrap.


fur, coat, shawl, cloak, jacket, stole, blanket, drape, hide, swaddle, swathe, shroud, immerse, cover, bundle, sheathe, fold, enclose, bandage, bind

Nearby words

wrapped up in, wrapper, wrapping, wrapping paper, wrapround, wrapt, wrasse, wrastle, wrath, wrath, cape, wrathful
Can be confusedrapt wrapped wrapt

Definition for wrapt (2 of 2)

Origin of wrap

1275–1325; Middle English (v.), of obscure origin; compare dialectal Danish vravle to wind
Related forms
Can be confusedrap wraprapped rapt wrapped wrapt Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for wrapt


/ (ræp) /

verb wraps, wrapping or wrapped (mainly tr)


Word Origin for wrap

C14: origin unknown
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Idioms and Phrases with wrapt


In addition to the idiom beginning with wrap

  • wrap up

also see:

  • twist (wrap) around one's finger
  • under wraps
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