crepe paper

noun
Updated on: 2 Mar 2018

Definition of crepe paper

: paper with a crinkled or puckered texture

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First Known Use of crepe paper

1896


CREPE PAPER Defined for English Language Learners

crepe paper

Definition of crepe paper for English Language Learners

  • : a type of colorful paper that has a wrinkled surface


CREPE PAPER Defined for Kids

crepe paper

noun

Definition of crepe paper for Students

: paper with a crinkled or puckered look and feel

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