Krewe definition

kro͝o
A private organization in New Orleans that exists to stage a Mardi Gras Ball, Mardi Gras Parade, or both.
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One of the groups with hereditary membership whose members organize and participate as costumed paraders in the annual Mardi Gras carnival.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
krewe
Plural:
krewes

Origin of krewe

  • Alteration of crew

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From crew

    From Wiktionary