AskDefine | Define wrapper

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wrapper \Wrap"per\, n.
One who, or that which, wraps. [1913 Webster]
That in which anything is wrapped, or inclosed; envelope; covering. [1913 Webster]
Specifically, a loose outer garment; an article of dress intended to be wrapped round the person; as, a morning wrapper; a gentleman's wrapper. [1913 Webster]

Word Net



1 a loose dressing gown for women [syn: negligee, neglige, peignoir, housecoat]
2 the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped [syn: wrapping, wrap]
3 cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person [syn: wrap]

Moby Thesaurus

Smyth sewing, backing, bandage, bandaging, bibliopegy, binder, binder board, binding, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding, bookcase, case, casemaking, casing-in, casual clothes, collating, collating mark, cover, dishabille, dust cover, dust jacket, envelope, envelopment, folding, footband, gathering, gift wrapping, gluing-off, hard binding, headband, jacket, library binding, lining, lining-up, mechanical binding, neglige, negligee, niggerhead, perfect binding, plastic binding, rounding, saddle stitching, sewing, side sewing, signature, slipcase, slipcover, smashing, soft binding, something comfortable, spiral binding, sport clothes, stamping, stapling, tailband, tipping, trimming, undress, wire stitching, wrap, wrapping




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  1. something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection
  2. a negligée or loose dressing gown
  3. a person who wraps parcels etc


something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection
  • Spanish: envoltura, envoltorio
a negligée or loose dressing gown
a person who wraps parcels etc
The term wrapper generally refers to a type of packaging, such as a flat sheet made out of paper, cellophane, or plastic to enclose an object. The term may also refer to:
wrapper in German: Wrapper
wrapper in French: Wrapper (homonymie)
wrapper in Norwegian: Wrapper
wrapper in Russian: Враппер
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