crepe paper

noun

: paper with a crinkled or puckered texture

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web It’s as if the vehicle was engineered of balsa wood and crepe paper. cleveland, 24 Dec. 2022 It’s as if the vehicle was engineered of balsa wood and crepe paper. cleveland, 24 Dec. 2022 His coworkers taped black crepe paper around his photo and hung it around the office. Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN, 31 Dec. 2022 It’s as if the vehicle was engineered of balsa wood and crepe paper. cleveland, 24 Dec. 2022 It’s as if the vehicle was engineered of balsa wood and crepe paper. Larry Printz, Dallas News, 17 Dec. 2022 Wrap plastic foam egg shapes ($4, Joann) with crepe paper, and secure the ends with glue or a small straight pin. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Nov. 2022 Use gold and copper crepe paper to make this wreath totally glam. Angela Belt, House Beautiful, 3 Nov. 2022 Use crepe paper, wooden coasters, scissors, Mod Podge, and a sponge brush to craft them. Jessica Cherner, House Beautiful, 11 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crepe paper was in 1896

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Cite this Entry

“Crepe paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crepe%20paper. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

crepe paper

noun
: paper with a crinkled or puckered look and feel
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