Green’s Dictionary of Slang

wrapped adj.

[abbr. SE wrapped up in]
(orig. Aus./US campus)

1. besotted with, infatuated by, in love with.

[UK]C. Rohan Down by the Dockside 212: She gave me a quid now and then. I never stood over her for it. She’s wrapped in me, see?
[Aus]A. Buzo Rooted I iii: I remember he was wrapped in a girl called Doreen once.
[Aus]Lette & Carey Puberty Blues 49: Kim told me that Bruce’s wrapped in ya.
[US]P. Munro Sl. U. 208: wrapped in love, infatuated, submissive, whipped.

2. fascinated by, enthused with.

[[UK]Grose Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue n.p.: To be wrapt up in any one: to have a good opinion of him, or to be under his influence].
[Aus]F.J. Hardy Yarns of Billy Borker 26: He was real wrapped up in Paris.
[Aus]A. Buzo Rooted I iii: You meet all sorts of super people. Richard took me to a turn and I was really wrapped.
[Aus]D. Ireland Glass Canoe (1982) 143: You were wrapped in this bloke, Shorty.
[Aus]R.G. Barrett Boys from Binjiwunyawunya 217: He wasn’t all that wrapped in Sydney, so he’d positively loathe Melbourne.
[UK]K. Lette Llama Parlour 9: Oh why hadn’t I listened to my mates? [...] none of them were wrapped in me going Stateside.

3. delighted; overwhelmed with pleasure.

[Aus]Sydney Morning Herald 21 Jan. 1: $1,210 a week to play cricket ‘I’m just wrapped,’ Thomson said. ‘The offer is a fantastic one which never in my wildest dreams did I expect.’ [GAW4].
[UK]Indep. on Sun. Culture 13 Feb. 1: I was wrapped [i.e. chuffed] to meet her.

4. see wrapped up

In phrases

wrapped up (adj.)

1. (US) aware, ‘in tune’, sophisticated.

[US]Ade Forty Modern Fables 50: They were quite Wrapped Up in each other, with the Heads about three-quarters of an inch apart.
[US]Mezzrow & Wolfe Really the Blues 77: A gang of college kids who just sat around [...] with expressions that showed how much they were wrapped up and down with it.

2. affected, in love with.

[UK]‘Bartimeus’ ‘The Wooing of Mouldy Jakes’ in Awfully Big Adventure 29: Don’t work up a ‘pash’ over him till you know more about him. For all you know, he’s married already – or wrapped up in another girl.
[US](con. 1800s) ‘The Bell Witch of Tennessee and Mississippi’ in A.P. Hudson Humor of the Old Deep South 439: He got all wrapped up in Mary.
[US]A. Brooke Last Toke 46: That jive hole got you wrapped up tighter ’n I gots mae.

3. (also wrapped) sorted out.

[UK]Hartlepool Mail 14 Aug. 2/3: The R.A.F. has developed a language all its own. [...] When [a pilot] succeeds he may say ‘I’ve got it wrapped’.
[US]S. Greenlee Spook who Sat by the Door (1972) 14: By this time next week we’ll have the Negro vote wrapped up again.
[US]J. Wambaugh Glitter Dome (1982) 46: They’ve got it wrapped.
[UK]Indep. on Sun. Rev. 20 June 30: Make sure you’ve got it all wrapped up.