wrapping paper


: paper that is used to wrap gifts

Examples of wrapping paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Kardashians star opted for pink wrapping paper printed with the words ‘Happy Birthday’ for her little girl, along with brown ribbons. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 1 Feb. 2024 Although any item from Rifle Paper Co. would excite your mother-in-law—even their intricately detailed wrapping paper can be a gift in itself—this floral brass letter opener is a functional yet beautiful gift. Rebecca Jones, Southern Living, 25 Oct. 2023 The United States is estimated to produce 4.6 million pounds of wrapping paper each year, with half ending up in landfills. Chicago Tribune, Hartford Courant, 3 Jan. 2024 Despite the unexpected events, the parents were still able to save Christmas morning as Katie re-wrapped the gifts with the torn wrapping paper to give everyone the opportunity to open them up themselves. Gabrielle Rockson, Peoplemag, 27 Dec. 2023 The Hall brothers, sons of a Methodist minister, got their start selling postcards in the early twentieth century, before branching out into greeting cards and wrapping paper, and eventually manufacturing gifts such as puzzles and books. Casey Cep, The New Yorker, 23 Dec. 2023 The container’s buckles keep the wrapping paper from sliding in the container, holding everything in place during transport. Megan Ulu-Lani Boyanton, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Jan. 2024 The wrapping paper pays homage to hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, portraying the evolution of the genre through iconic devices – from cassette players and record players – used to consume it. Shelby Stewart, Essence, 20 Dec. 2023 Large wrapping paper rolls can be difficult to store. Addie Morton, Southern Living, 18 Dec. 2023 See More

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“Wrapping paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wrapping%20paper. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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