crepe paper


: paper with a crinkled or puckered texture

Examples of crepe paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Paint strips of white crepe paper with red and blue water color stripes. Kit Selzer, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Mar. 2024 María de Lourdes Ortiz Zacarías swiftly cuts hundreds of strips of newsprint and colored crepe paper needed to make a piñata, soothed by Norteño music on the radio while measuring pieces by feel. Fabiola Sánchez, The Christian Science Monitor, 23 Dec. 2023 For a more kid-friendly version, switch out the wire for pipe cleaners. 10 DIY Paper Ornament These colorful Christmas ornaments can be made with crepe paper or tissue paper. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Nov. 2023 Wide crepe paper is the key to creating these oversize party streamers. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Jan. 2023 Cover the foam balls with orange crepe paper, and secure with a U-pin at the top of each ball. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 4 Sep. 2023 Alexia Hentsch Materials & Tools Straw hat 4-5 sheets of crepe paper in a few colors ● ● ● • Rubber band Glue gun Scissors Sponge (optional) ● ● ● The New York Times Style Magazine T Instructions 1. New York Times, 27 July 2023 If corn is your particular favorite, take that love one step further by making this vibrant wreath out of crepe paper (an unsung craft supply that's so fun to use). Kate McGregor, House Beautiful, 10 Aug. 2023 Cut leaves from crepe paper; wrap around stem, and attach with glue. Charlyne Mattox, Country Living, 30 Mar. 2023

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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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“Crepe paper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

crepe paper

: paper with a crinkled or puckered look and feel
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