crepe

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noun \ˈkrāp\

Definition of crepe

  1. 1 :  a light crinkled fabric woven of any of various fibers

  2. 2 :  crape 2

  3. 3 :  crude rubber in the form of nearly white to brown crinkled sheets used especially for shoe soles <crepe-soled shoes>

  4. 4 :  a small very thin pancake

crepe

adjective

crepey

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crepy

play \ˈkrā-pē\ adjective

Variants of crepe

or

crêpe

Origin and Etymology of crepe

French crêpe — more at crape


First Known Use: 1750

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CREPE Defined for English Language Learners

crepe

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noun \ˈkrāp\

Definition of crepe for English Language Learners

  • : 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


CREPE Defined for Kids

crepe

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noun \ˈkrāp\

Definition of crepe for Students

  1. 1 :  a thin crinkled fabric (as of silk or wool)

  2. 2 :  a very thin pancake


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