Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “be wrapped up in sth/sb”

be wrapped up in sth/sb

informal
If you are wrapped up in someone or something, you are very interested in them or it and ignore other people or things: She's always been completely wrapped up in the children.
(Definition of be wrapped up in sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Continually thinking about, but you might be interested in these topics from the Thinking, dreaming and ideas topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “be wrapped up in sth/sb”

Word of the Day

long time no see

said when you meet someone who you haven't seen for a long period of time

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Read More