Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A light soft thin fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or another fiber, with a crinkled surface.
  • noun Crepe paper.
  • noun Crepe rubber.
  • noun A very thin pancake, often stuffed and rolled up.

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  • noun A soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface.
  • noun A very thin pancake.
  • noun crepe paper
  • noun Rubber in sheets used especially for shoe soles.
  • noun 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.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French crêpe, from Old French crespe, curly, from Latin crispus; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

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From French crêpe, from Latin crispus.

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