Wrap (someone, especially a baby) in garments or cloth: she swaddled the baby tightly figurative they have grown up swaddled in consumer technology
More example sentences
- Most rural and low-income women breastfeed, wrap, and swaddle their babies, sometimes for as long as two years.
- Babies are swaddled in on their backs on traditional baby boards.
- She was gone before her baby was properly swaddled, and her name was just about all Virginie knew of her.
Middle English: frequentative of swathe2.
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