under wraps

Definition of under wraps

informal

  1. :  known to only a few people :  secret The name of the movie is being kept under wraps.

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

wrapplay wraps
  1. :  to cover especially by winding or folding

    :  to envelop and secure for transportation or storage :  bundle

    :  enfold, embrace

  1. :  wrapper, wrapping

    :  material used for wrapping

    :  an article of clothing that may be wrapped around a person

  1. :  wraparound


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