- crepe (sense )
- a piece of black crepe as a sign of mourning, often worn as a band around the arm
Origin of crapeFrench crêpe: see crepe
Rare to cover with black crepe
- See crepe.
- A black band worn, as on the sleeve, as a sign of mourning. Also called crepe.
transitive verbcraped, crap·ing, crapes
To cover or drape with or as if with crape.
Origin of crapeAlteration of French crêpe; see crepe.
(countable and uncountable, plural crapes)
(third-person singular simple present crapes, present participle craping, simple past and past participle craped)