cre·​pon ˈkrā-ˌpän How to pronounce crepon (audio)
: a heavy crepe fabric with lengthwise crinkles

Word History


French, from crêpe

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crepon was in 1836

Dictionary Entries Near crepon

Cite this Entry

“Crepon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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