crepe paper


Definition of crepe paper

: paper with a crinkled or puckered texture

Examples of crepe paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fringed crepe paper in rich colors results in eye-catching blossom centers. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Aug. 2021 Let the kids decorate their bikes with crepe paper and balloons. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 June 2021 Give the kids crepe paper, balloons and art supplies to decorate their bikes. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 May 2021 Your mother’s friends from the club graciously served as hostesses, or the ladies from church strung crepe paper streamers in the fellowship hall. Leslie Anne Tarabella, al, 12 May 2021 Some fun ones include wrapping each other up in crepe paper and gift bows to look like Christmas trees, or spraying shaving cream on each other's faces to make Santa beards. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1 Dec. 2020 Wrap the plastic eggs up with crepe paper like a bon bon for a clever disguise. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 2 Mar. 2021 This is high quality crepe paper that can be spun, twisted, or hung from anywhere. Chris Hachey, BGR, 26 Feb. 2021 Mary Schaller keeps a vase of crepe paper flowers in her Springfield, Va., living room. Washington Post, 20 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of crepe paper

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crepe paper was in 1896

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9 Sep 2021

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“Crepe paper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of crepe paper

: a type of colorful paper that has a wrinkled surface

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Kids Definition of crepe paper

: paper with a crinkled or puckered look and feel


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