A fine crêpe of silk or similar fabric.
More example sentences
- 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'.
Definition of crêpe de Chine in:
- The US English dictionary