Definition of crêpe de Chine in English:

crêpe de Chine

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Pronunciation: /də ˈʃiːn


[mass noun]
A fine crêpe of silk or similar fabric.
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  • She might have been a little tired round the eyes, but in a vintage crepe de Chine tea dress and ‘Oh, these, they're ancient’ patent-leather Mary-Janes, it was hard not to envy her.


late 19th century: French, literally 'crêpe of China'.

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