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wraparound

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adjective wrap·around \ ˈrap-ə-ˌrau̇nd \

Definition of wraparound

1 :made to be wrapped around something and especially the body
  • a wraparound skirt
2 a :shaped to follow a contour; especially :made to curve from the front around to the side
  • wraparound sunglasses
  • wraparound terraces
b :extending laterally to the outermost limits of the field of vision
  • a wraparound movie screen

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First Known Use of wraparound

1923


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wraparound

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Definition of wraparound

1 :a garment (such as a dress) made with a full-length opening and adjusted to the figure by wrapping around
2 :an object that encircles or especially curves and laps over another

Recent Examples of wraparound from the Web

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First Known Use of wraparound

1924


WRAPAROUND Defined for English Language Learners

wraparound

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adjective

Definition of wraparound for English Language Learners

  • : going all or most of the way around something


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