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noun wrap·per \ˈra-pər\

Simple Definition of wrapper

  • : a thin piece of paper, plastic, etc., that covers or surrounds something to protect it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wrapper

  1. 1 :  that in which something is wrapped: as a :  a tobacco leaf used for the outside covering especially of cigars b (1) :  jacket 3c(1) (2) :  the paper cover of a book not bound in boards c :  a paper wrapped around a newspaper or magazine in the mail

  2. 2 :  one that wraps

  3. 3 :  an article of clothing worn wrapped around the body

15th Century

First Known Use of wrapper

15th century


WRAPPER Defined for Kids

wrapper

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noun wrap·per \ˈra-pər\

Definition of wrapper for Students

  1. 1 :  a protective covering <candy wrappers>

  2. 2 :  a person who wraps merchandise

  3. 3 :  a garment that is worn wrapped about the body




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