Meaning of wrapping paper in English:

wrapping paper


mass noun
  • Strong or decorative paper for wrapping parcels or presents.

    • ‘Handmade wrapping paper can make presents look distinctive and personal.’
    • ‘I purchased a wedding present and some wrapping paper earlier today.’
    • ‘Maria has opened her birthday gifts and the coffee table is covered with wrapping paper and the presents.’
    • ‘Rian sighed and placed a fairly large present wrapped in silver wrapping paper back on top of the table.’
    • ‘Create your own gift tags and use stamped brown craft paper for wrapping paper.’
    • ‘Christmas cards and festive season wrapping paper were on sale, a sure sign that the big shopping spree is just around the corner.’
    • ‘Crafts will be on sale in the craft workshop including hand-woven and knitted goods and handmade cards, wrapping paper and badges.’
    • ‘Woolworths in Regent Street has several aisles of Christmas selection boxes, decorations and wrapping paper.’
    • ‘With more than 100 shopping days still to go, Christmas cards and wrapping paper are already on sale.’
    • ‘I must purchase a suitable gift for the host child, plus card and wrapping paper.’
    • ‘In time, the pile of presents had been reduced to wrapping paper and a table full of varying things.’
    • ‘The box was covered in wrapping paper, and it truly looked like a present after all that hard work.’
    • ‘Tomorrow is my birthday and I heard the tantalizing rustle of wrapping paper this evening shortly after being told to stay in the kitchen out of the way.’
    • ‘This appeal urgently needs wrapping paper and volunteers to help pack the gifts which will be shipped abroad.’
    • ‘Mice had invaded the boxes and made nests out of old shoelaces and wrapping paper.’
    • ‘Curious, she stroked the creamy wrapping paper before ripping it off to reveal a lovely black velvet book.’
    • ‘He pulled out a small, rectangle-shaped box, wrapped in pink wrapping paper, with a white bow tied around it.’
    • ‘She collected their gifts from the back of her car, two boxes with elaborate bows and ribbons and textured wrapping paper.’
    • ‘He ripped off the purple wrapping paper and let it drop to the floor, whereupon it was attacked by Alex's cat, and best friend, Mookie.’
    • ‘Tossing my bags on my bed, I got down on my hands and knees and found some wrapping paper in a container on the floor.’
    tissue paper, wrapping paper


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