When photography ended and George left the wrap party to get his car, he found that his new Chevy had been cut in half.
wrap the brisket in the plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
I am still trying to wrap my brain around the idea that the hottest topic in Washington today is . . . collectible platinum coins.
The more you wrap your mind around it, the more astonishing the moral deficiency becomes.
But on this issue it's very hard for them to wrap their minds around... people say pro-Israel, pro-peace.
Sometimes the horror seemed to wrap them in like an impenetrable fog.
Or else dip in flour and then in beaten egg, wrap in bread crumbs and fry.
wrap a piece of meat for a few minutes in ordinary brown wrapping-paper.
I will wrap the tools up quickly in their bag, and slip them into my jerkin.
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]