Drape is defined as to cover or hang something with cloth, or to arrange cloth to fall in folds.(verb)
An example of drape is to put a light shawl over your shoulders.
The definition of a drape is a cloth that hangs loosely or in folds.(noun)
An example of a drape is a curtain.
See drape in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME drapen, to weave into cloth, drape < OFr draper < drap: see drab
Origin: Fr drap, cloth
See drape in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb draped draped, drap·ing, drapes verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English drapen, to weave
Origin: , from Old French draper
Origin: , from drap, cloth
Origin: , from Late Latin drappus.
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