verb (used with object), un·wrapped, un·wrap·ping.
- to remove or open the wrapping of.
- to open (something wrapped): Sheila unwrapped the Christmas presents quickly.
verb (used without object), un·wrapped, un·wrap·ping.
- to become unwrapped.
verb -wraps, -wrapping or -wrapped
- to remove the covering or wrapping from (something) or (of something wrapped) to have the covering come off
v.late 14c., from un- (2) + wrap. Related: Unwrapped; unwrapping.