body wrap


Definition of body wrap

: a body treatment involving the application of usually oils or gels followed by a wrapping of the body with a sheet

Examples of body wrap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stick a few ice cubes in Fido's bowl, or treat your pet to a cooling body wrap. Kate Mabus, USA TODAY, 13 July 2021 Fitted with a full chrome body wrap, this historic SLS is the first Mercedes completely designed by AMG, and is powered by a 563-horsepower engine capable of 3.5-second 0-60 mph sprints and 11-second quarter-mile times. Josh Max, Forbes, 27 May 2021 The resort suggests getting a soothing post-surf recovery back massage at the Drift Spa, which comes with a cool aloe vera body wrap for good measure. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 3 Mar. 2021 Police later found four of their dead bodies wrapped in plastic. Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2019 Paul Gauguin’s onboard spa provides for every little need, including skincare therapies, skin exfoliation, massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, body wraps, facials, beauty treatments, nail services, and hairstyling. Sunset Magazine, 22 Jan. 2018 Delivered in a combination of light gray and white color, customers can change the car's color using four different body wraps and four different colors of bumper and roof panels. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 9 Jan. 2020 When uncovering Houston’s remains, police discovered her body wrapped in an unidentified fabric, Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff District Attorney Lynneice Washington told Robyn Merrett,, 3 Jan. 2020 Both women are indigenous; but where Aila is willowy and elegantly dressed, Rosie is stocky and awkward, her pregnant body wrapped in mismatched clothing and her hair clotted over the bruises left by her boyfriend’s knuckles. Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, 28 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of body wrap

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Body wrap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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