Definition of


  1. (noun, substance) paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
  2. (noun, food) small very thin pancake
  3. (noun, artifact) a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
  4. (verb, contact) cover or drape with crape

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Crepe

crape, crepe paper, french pancake

Origin of the word Crepe

  1. 1797, from Fr. cr?pe, from O.Fr. crespe, from L. crispa, fem. of crispus "curled." Meaning "small, thin pancake" is from 1877. Crepe paper is first attested 1895. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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