1 [mass noun] (also crape) A light, thin fabric with a wrinkled surface: [as modifier]: a crêpe bandage
More example sentences
- In the 1920s the calf-length tweed skirt with a crêpe de chine blouse epitomised the British look.
- But the entire exercise becomes can become strenuous when it is done on crape and georgette sarees, as the material is very fine to work on.
- The glittering sapphire fabric, crepe accented with tiny diamantés, highlighted her blue eyes, and pale blonde hair.
2A thin pancake.
- More generally, cooked in a thin layer in the bottom of a frying pan, a batter makes pancakes or crêpes.
- These are little rice flour crêpes, served hot and stuffed with pork, mushrooms, onion and coriander.
- The portobello crêpe comes with grilled mushrooms, mozzarella, roasted potato, and superbly pitched pesto, and is a subtle delight.
crêpey (also crêpy) adjective
- Example sentences
- If you have a well-conditioned skin and use a Nivea cleanser and toner and are really happy with that but have a crêpy neck and it's something you really dislike, you could go to Boots and buy a standard neck cream for about £12.
Words that rhyme with crêpeagape, ape, cape, chape, crape, drape, escape, gape, grape, jape, misshape, nape, rape, scrape, shape, tape
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