noun (plural kepis)
A French military cap with a horizontal peak.
- Mackenzie stares out of his portrait beneath a military kepi and above a flourishing hedgerow of beard, a hybrid of fiery Highland chieftain and determined Victorian philanthropist.
- All that was missing were legionnaires in blue tunics and white kepis, with blancoed webbing straps attaching grey army blankets to their backs as they drilled under the Saharan sun.
- He furnished his security guards with French-style uniforms complete with capes and kepis.
Mid 19th century: from French képi, from Swiss German Käppi, diminutive of Kappe 'cap'.
Words that rhyme with kepicrêpey, scrapie
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