Definition of wrap up in English:

wrap up

1 (also wrap someone up) Put on (or dress someone in) warm clothes: wrap up warm Tim was well wrapped up against the weather
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  • My father wrapped me up in his bathrobe and I got to sit up with my parents drink flat ginger ale and watch Johnny Carson.
  • Jarlox himself just wore pantaloons, his golden skin seeming to glow a little bit in the sun while both Autumn and Sofi were wrapped up in their cloaks, content to hide from view.
  • By this time, Neeley had given birth to the first girl and the officers wrapped her up in Karen's police jacket to keep her warm.
dress warmly, wear warm clothes, put on more clothes, muffle up
2 (also wrap it up) [in imperative] British informal Be quiet; stop talking or making a noise.
be quiet, quieten down, be silent, fall silent, stop talking, hold one's tongue, keep one's lips sealed
informal shut up, shut one's mouth, shut one's face, shut one's trap, button one's lip, put a sock in it, pipe down, belt up, cut the cackle, give it a rest
British informal shut one's gob, wrap it up
North American informal save it, can it
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