noun \ˈkrāp\

: a very thin pancake

: a thin often silk or cotton cloth that has many very small wrinkles all over its surface

: a thin, hard type of rubber that has a bumpy surface and that is used especially for the bottoms of shoes

Full Definition of CREPE

:  a light crinkled fabric woven of any of various fibers
:  crape 2
:  crude rubber in the form of nearly white to brown crinkled sheets used especially for shoe soles <crepe-soled shoes>
:  a small very thin pancake
crepe adjective
crep·ey or crepy \ˈkrā-pē\ adjective

Variants of CREPE

crepe or crêpe \ˈkrāp\

Origin of CREPE

French crêpe — more at crape
First Known Use: 1750

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

Rhymes with CREPE

CREPEY Defined for Kids


noun \ˈkrāp\

Definition of CREPE for Kids

:  a thin crinkled fabric (as of silk or wool)
:  a very thin pancake


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