Crepe meaning

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The definition of a crepe is a very thin pancake or a very thin fabric.

An example of a crepe is a thin pancake rolled around a filling of mixed fruit.

An example of crepe is the thin silk fabric used in funeral decoration.

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A light soft thin fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or another fiber, with a crinkled surface.
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Crepe paper.
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Crepe rubber.
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A very thin pancake, often stuffed and rolled up.
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A thin, crinkled cloth of silk, rayon, cotton, wool, etc.; crape.
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A very thin pancake, generally served rolled up or folded with a filling.
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A soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface.
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A very thin pancake.
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Crepe paper.
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Rubber in sheets used especially for shoe soles.

The policeman wore crepe-soled shoes.

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(Ireland) A death notice printed on white card with a background of black crepe paper or cloth, placed on a the door of a residence or business.
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Origin of crepe

  • French crêpe from Old French crespe curly from Latin crispus sker-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French crêpe, from Latin crispus.
    From Wiktionary