Definition of wrapper
1 : that in which something is wrapped: such asa : a tobacco leaf used for the outside covering especially of cigarsb (1) : jacket 3c(1) (2) : the paper cover of a book not bound in boardsc : a paper wrapped around a newspaper or magazine in the mail
2 : one that wraps
3 : an article of clothing worn wrapped around the body
Recent Examples of wrapper from the Web
The car's driver denied having marijuana but the passenger handed over a cigarillo wrapper containing a small amount of the drug.
Although players aren’t allowed to put a foreign substance on the ball, it isn’t handed to the umpire right out of the wrapper.
The noodle wrapper was substantial enough to hold the dumpling together and wasn't too thick or gummy.
Kids start with a bowl of noodles, grains or greens, or maybe a tortilla or spring roll wrapper, and then select their additions from a large family-style platter.
Dan and Bianca won the contest (beating out a woman who resourcefully crafted a wedding gown completely made out of burrito wrappers) by submitting a 30-second video about how Taco Bell fit into their love story.
The burritos at Paddles Up are rolled with crisp sheets of nori (seaweed wrappers used for sushi rolls) and are filled with the same variations of offerings used in the bowls.
PFCs are also used to make products resistant to grease including carpet, cookware, clothing and fast-food wrappers.
Chemical cousins have also been found in fast-food wrappers.
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First Known Use of wrapper
WRAPPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wrapper for English Language Learners
: a thin piece of paper, plastic, etc., that covers or surrounds something to protect it
WRAPPER Defined for Kids
Definition of wrapper for Students
1 : a protective covering candy wrappers
2 : a person who wraps merchandise
3 : a garment that is worn wrapped about the body
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