rewrap

verb re·wrap \ (ˌ)rē-ˈrap \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rewrap

rewrapped; rewrapping
: to wrap (something or someone) again : to cover (something or someone) with new wrapping
  • rewrapped the leftovers in tinfoil
  • rewrapping a bandage
  • rewrapped herself in the blanket
  • And of course you remember the tale of the world's lone fruitcake—it just keeps getting rewrapped and given to someone else.
  • —Jackie Mills

First Known Use of rewrap

1796

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