Wrap vs Whap - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between wrap and whap

is that wrap is wrap (food) while whap is a blow; a hit; a variation of whop.

As a verb whap is

to strike hard and suddenly.

As an interjection whap is

a sudden blow; a variation of whop.

wrap

English

Verb

  • To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.
  • To enclose or coil around an object or organism, as a form of grasping.
  • A snake wraps itself around its prey.
  • * Bryant
  • Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch / About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
  • (figurative) To conceal by enveloping or enfolding; to hide.
  • * Carew
  • wise poets that wrap truth in tales
  • (transitive, or, intransitive, video production) To finish shooting (filming) a video, television show, or movie.
  • To avoid going over budget, let's make sure we wrap by ten.

    Synonyms

    * enfold

    Antonyms

    * unwrap

    Derived terms

    * wrap around and wrap-around * wrap around one's little finger * wrappable * wrapper * wrapping * wrap up

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A garment that one wraps around the body to keep oneself warm.
  • A type of food consisting of various ingredients wrapped in a pancake.
  • (entertainment) The completion of all or a major part of a performance.
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    whap

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A blow; a hit; a variation of whop.
  • (Scotland) the curlew.
  • Verb

    (whapp)
  • To strike hard and suddenly.
  • To throw oneself quickly, or by an abrupt motion; to turn suddenly.
  • She whapped down on the floor.
    The fish whapped over.
    (Bartlett)

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • A sudden blow; a variation of whop.
  • Derived terms

    * awhape

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