1. besotted with, infatuated by, in love with.
|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?|
|Rooted I iii: I remember he was wrapped in a girl called Doreen once.|
|Puberty Blues 49: Kim told me that Bruce’s wrapped in ya.|
|Sl. U. 208: wrapped in love, infatuated, submissive, whipped.|
2. fascinated by, enthused with.
|[||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].|
|Yarns of Billy Borker 26: He was real wrapped up in Paris.|
|Rooted I iii: You meet all sorts of super people. Richard took me to a turn and I was really wrapped.|
|Glass Canoe (1982) 143: You were wrapped in this bloke, Shorty.|
|Boys from Binjiwunyawunya 217: He wasn’t all that wrapped in Sydney, so he’d positively loathe Melbourne.|
|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.
|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].|
|Indep. on Sun. Culture 13 Feb. 1: I was wrapped [i.e. chuffed] to meet her.|
4. see wrapped up
see under tight adj.
1. (US) aware, ‘in tune’, sophisticated.
|Forty Modern Fables 50: They were quite Wrapped Up in each other, with the Heads about three-quarters of an inch apart.|
|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.
|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.‘The Wooing of Mouldy Jakes’ in|
|(con. 1800s) ‘The Bell Witch of Tennessee and Mississippi’ in Humor of the Old Deep South 439: He got all wrapped up in Mary.|
|Last Toke 46: That jive hole got you wrapped up tighter ’n I gots mae.|
3. (also wrapped) sorted out.
|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’.|
|Spook who Sat by the Door (1972) 14: By this time next week we’ll have the Negro vote wrapped up again.|
|Glitter Dome (1982) 46: They’ve got it wrapped.|
|Indep. on Sun. Rev. 20 June 30: Make sure you’ve got it all wrapped up.|