They didn't understand credit derivatives, and they just were so wrapped up in their own little stories.
As we wrapped up our interview, Cosby paused and took a seat on the steps of his winding staircase.
In pictures taken after the attack, she was wrapped up like a mummy.
Stewart and Colbert wrapped up the rally with a debate, where they discussed Islamophobia and fear mongering.
The Democratic Convention wrapped up its first night with a couple of speeches that blew the roof off the joint.
But she was not wrapped up in other people's lives as Frances was wrapped up.
It wasn't like him to be wrapped up in himself and to talk about dustbins.
"In truth, you are so wrapped up that I must take your word for it," replied the auctioneer.
Depend upon it, in less than a year I'll be all wrapped up in something new.
But they were apparently oblivious of each other, wrapped up in their separate lives and experiences.
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.
: Well, it's a wrap on the squash
To complete; finish; wrap up: Filming, based on Bob Randall's 1977 thriller, wrapped last summer/ Because when it wraps, they strike the sets and you're stuck (1970s+ Movies and television)
[possibly fr the shrouding of a corpse]
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]