from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of serape.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The 42-year-old first lady has also cultivated a signature style, staying chic in her signature shawls, also known as serapes or rebozos.

    Margarita Zavala de Calderon & Michelle Obama: This Week's Fashion Face-Off (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • About a dozen men lounged in their serapes on the dirt floor of the hut, while a rough table, containing several bottles of wine and cognac, stood in the centre.

    The Zapata interview

  • BTW, blankets and serapes are hand woven in the Chamula area.

    Huatulco to Oaxaca City Road Trip

  • In their hemp clothing and indigenous-printed longpants, beads and necklaces, huipils and serapes, dreadlocks, and piercings and wool sweaters, this indigenist crew is suspicious of Uriel and me.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Not just your verminous Indios manzos* (* Tame Indians, as opposed to ` bravos '.), but tall, silent figures in their blankets and serapes, own brothers to the fighting braves we'd seen on the prairies, who simply watched with blank faces, or passed without word or glance through the boisterous throng.


  • He takes her in the General Lee car to one of those grossly fake Mexican places; serapes on the tabletops, waitresses skimpily attired with gun belts holding tequila bottles.

    Holly Cara Price: Weeds, Episode 8 Recap

  • Paint droopy mustaches on their faces, cover their heads with sombreros, drape serapes over their shoulders, put Winchester rifles in his hands and Oh, mi Dios!

    Los Federales

  • Like we could have the fans dress in sombreros and serapes and bring on a mariachi band to play Mexican music.

    Tim Giago: Blackskins New Mascot for LA Team

  • By each image stood the bearers, in hats and serapes, keeping a steady hand on the poles.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • There were two scarlet serapes with a diamond at the centre, all black, and a border-pattern of black diamonds.

    The Plumed Serpent


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.