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



    BrE BrE//ˈræpə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈræpər//
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  1. 1a piece of paper, plastic, etc. that is wrapped around something, especially food, when you buy it in order to protect it and keep it clean (British English) sweet wrappers (North American English) candy wrappers
  2. 2 (West African English) a piece of cloth that is worn as an item of clothing around the waist and legs
  3. Extra examples Chocolate bar wrappers littered the floor. He dropped a sweet wrapper. He dropped the gum wrapper on the floor. She took the chocolate bar out of the foil wrapper. The book arrived in a plain brown wrapper. There was a list of ingredients on the wrapper. Each meal is packed in a sealed wrapper. He eagerly tore the wrapper off. The floor was covered with sweet wrappers.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wrapper