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transitive verb

: to apply a wrapper over


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variants or less commonly overwrapper
: a flexible printed or transparent wrapper applied over a container (as a carton, case tray) or directly over a product

Word History


Transitive verb

over entry 1 + wrap

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“Overwrap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overwrap. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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