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crepe

also crêpe  (krāp)
n.
1. A light soft thin fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or another fiber, with a crinkled surface. Also called crape.
2. See crape.
3. Crepe paper.
4. Crepe rubber.
5. (also krĕp) A very thin pancake, often wrapped around a sweet or savory filling.

[French crêpe, from Old French crespe, curly, from Latin crispus; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

crepe

(kreɪp) or

crape

n
1. (Textiles)
a. a light cotton, silk, or other fabric with a fine ridged or crinkled surface
b. (as modifier): a crepe dress.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a black armband originally made of this, worn as a sign of mourning
3. (Cookery) a very thin pancake, often rolled or folded around a filling
vb
(tr) to cover or drape with crepe
[C19: from French crêpe, from Latin crispus curled, uneven, wrinkled]

crepe

(kreɪp; for 3 also krɛp)

n., pl. crepes (kreɪps; for 3 also krɛps or krɛp) n.
1. a lightweight fabric of silk, cotton, or other fiber, with a finely crinkled or pebbled surface.
2. a usu. black band or piece of this material, worn as a token of mourning.
3. a thin, light, delicate pancake.
v.t.
6. to cover, drape, or clothe with crepe.
Also, crape (for defs. 1,2,4-6); crêpe (for defs. 1-3).
[1790–1800; < French < Latin crispus curled, wrinkled]

crepe


Past participle: creped
Gerund: creping

Imperative
crepe
crepe
Present
I crepe
you crepe
he/she/it crepes
we crepe
you crepe
they crepe
Preterite
I creped
you creped
he/she/it creped
we creped
you creped
they creped
Present Continuous
I am creping
you are creping
he/she/it is creping
we are creping
you are creping
they are creping
Present Perfect
I have creped
you have creped
he/she/it has creped
we have creped
you have creped
they have creped
Past Continuous
I was creping
you were creping
he/she/it was creping
we were creping
you were creping
they were creping
Past Perfect
I had creped
you had creped
he/she/it had creped
we had creped
you had creped
they had creped
Future
I will crepe
you will crepe
he/she/it will crepe
we will crepe
you will crepe
they will crepe
Future Perfect
I will have creped
you will have creped
he/she/it will have creped
we will have creped
you will have creped
they will have creped
Future Continuous
I will be creping
you will be creping
he/she/it will be creping
we will be creping
you will be creping
they will be creping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been creping
you have been creping
he/she/it has been creping
we have been creping
you have been creping
they have been creping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been creping
you will have been creping
he/she/it will have been creping
we will have been creping
you will have been creping
they will have been creping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been creping
you had been creping
he/she/it had been creping
we had been creping
you had been creping
they had been creping
Conditional
I would crepe
you would crepe
he/she/it would crepe
we would crepe
you would crepe
they would crepe
Past Conditional
I would have creped
you would have creped
he/she/it would have creped
we would have creped
you would have creped
they would have creped

crêpe

A thin pancake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crêpe - paper with a crinkled texturecrepe - paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
2.crepe - small very thin pancake
battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, hot cake, hotcake, pancake, griddlecake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
crepe Suzette - crepes flamed in a sweet orange-and-lemon flavored liqueur sauce
3.crepe - a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
Canton crepe - a soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine
crepe de Chine - a very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
crepe marocain, marocain - a dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe
Verb1.crepe - cover or drape with crape; "crape the mirror"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
Translations
نَسيج حَرير
krep
crepe
krepp
krepkrepový

crepe

crêpe [kreɪp]
A. N
1. (= fabric) → crespón m
2. (also crepe rubber) → crepé m
crepe-soled shoeszapatos mpl de suela de crepé
3. (= pancake) → crepa f
B. CPD crepe bandage Nvenda f de crespón
crepe de Chine Ncrep(é) m de China
crepe paper Npapel m crepé
crepe sole N (on shoes) → suela f de crepé

crepe

crêpe [ˈkreɪp] n
(= textile) → crêpe m
(= pancake) → crêpe mcrepe bandage crêpe bandage n (British)bande f Velpeau®crepe paper crêpe paper npapier m créponcrepe sole crêpe sole nsemelle f de crêpe

crêpe

n
(Tex) → Krepp m, → Crêpe f
(Cook) → Crêpe m
adj (= made of crêpe)Krepp-

crêpe

:
crêpe bandage
crêpe de Chine
nCrêpe de Chine m, → Chinakrepp m
crêpe paper
nKrepppapier nt
crêpe rubber
nKreppgummi m
adjKreppgummi-
crêpe-soled
adjmit Kreppsohle(n), Krepp-
crêpe suzette
nCrêpe Suzette f

crêpe

[kreɪp] n
a. (fabric) → crespo
b. (also crêpe rubber) → para
c. (pancake) → crêpe f inv, crespella

crêpe

(kreip) noun, adjective
(of) a thin silk-like fabric with a wrinkled surface.
crêpe paper
paper with a similar surface.
References in classic literature ?
The girl was quite as tall as her aunt Pelagie, with dark eyes that reflected joy as a still pool reflects the light of stars; and her rounded cheek was tinged like the pink crepe myrtle.
It was only of polished brass, continued the circular, though it was invariably mistaken for solid gold, and the shade that accompanied it (at least it accompanied it if the agent sold a hundred extra cakes) was of crinkled crepe paper printed in a dozen delicious hues, from which the joy-dazzled agent might take his choice.
Her black dress made her look yellower than ever, and her limp light hair straggled from under her black crepe hat.
Cloth of gold for coverlet there was none, but an old piano scarf of yellow Japanese crepe was an excellent substitute.
There was no help for it; Anne, clinging to Gilbert Blythe's hand, scrambled down into the dory, where she sat, drabbled and furious, in the stern with her arms full of dripping shawl and wet crepe.
Yet for months he had been hiding like a rat in a hole, unable to show even his altered face by night or day without risk, unless another risk were courted by three inches of conspicuous crepe.
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