Definition of wrap noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ræp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ræp//
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  1. 1[countable] a piece of cloth that a woman wears around her shoulders for decoration or to keep warm, or a loose piece of clothing worn over something else a cashmere wrap a beach wrap
  2. 2[uncountable] paper, plastic, etc. that is used for wrapping things in We stock a wide range of cards and gift wrap. Use bubble wrap(= a sheet of plastic full of small bubbles of air) to pack things which might get broken. see also plastic wrap
  3. 3[singular] used when making a film/movie to say that filming has finished Cut! That's a wrap.
  4. 4[countable] a type of sandwich made with a cold tortilla rolled around meat or vegetables
  5. Word OriginMiddle English: of unknown origin.Idioms (informal) being kept secret until some time in the future Next year's collection is still being kept under wraps.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wrap