You know the Korean-style barbecue that you wrap in lettuce leaves to eat?
wrap the brisket in the plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
“The wrap dress is really what helped me to become the woman I wanted to be,” von Furstenberg said.
It can be hard to wrap your head around the problems facing the continent because they might seem ancient to us.
I am still trying to wrap my brain around the idea that the hottest topic in Washington today is . . . collectible platinum coins.
Sometimes the horror seemed to wrap them in like an impenetrable fog.
I was too busy takin' a wrap on Lucretia; she was gettin' a bit out of hand.
wrap a piece of meat for a few minutes in ordinary brown wrapping-paper.
Will you have my cap or my scarf in which to wrap your feet and warm them?
Alice shuddered and Quincy drew her wrap more closely about her.
early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.
late 15c., "fine cloth used as a cover or wrapping for bread," from wrap (v.). As a type of women's garment, recorded from 1827. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1974. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
Something very successful and impressive; a sensation; wow1: It would make a wowser of a movie/ The four-beat peroration is a wowser
[1928+; fr wow, perhaps influenced by rouser]