Definition of “wrap sth around sb/sth” - English Dictionary

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“wrap sth around sb/sth” in British English

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wrap sth around sb/sth

UK also wrap sth round sb/sth
phrasal verb with wrap uk /ræp/ us /ræp/ verb [ T ] -pp-

to put a piece of clothing or material around someone or something, usually to keep them or it warm:

It was so cold that he wrapped a scarf tightly around his face.

to put part of your body, such as your fingers or arms, tightly around something or someone:

She wrapped her arms around her knees.

(Definition of “wrap sth around sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)