Definition of "enwrap" [en•wrap]

  • To wrap up; enclose. (verb-transitive)
  • To envelop. (verb-transitive)
  • To absorb completely; engross: I was enwrapped by the fascinating tale. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "enwrap" in a sentence
  • "A painting exhibition titled "Gradation" and the obscurely organized "Points of View" are less inspiring, and the delicate, thoughtful, though somewhat anachronistic works in the Cuban exhibition "Serendipity" was gobbled up by the sensory overload of its neighboring exhibitions, especially the roaring techno music spewing over from next door's addendum to "California Dreamin '," a coma-inducing cavernous video room that could enwrap a viewer for hours."
  • "At the height of the ceremony, Teubal appeared in the white robe that will eventually enwrap her body in death, when she returns her soul to her Creator."
  • "Bound by our mutual desire to be accepted by the group we attempt to enwrap others within restrictions we pile upon ourselves."