under wraps

This page is about the slang term under wraps.

Meaning: being kept secret, esp. a plan or new products

For example:

  • The new Ferrari is being kept under wraps until its official launch at next month's International Motor Show.

  • We still don't know what the plan is. It's being kept under wraps for the time being.

Quick Quiz:

Frederico's Spring Fashion Collection is being kept under wraps so that

a. everyone can see it

b. no-one can see it

c. anyone can copy it

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Contributor: Matt Errey