Definition of crépon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrāˌpän/


A fabric resembling crepe, but heavier and with a more pronounced crinkled effect.
Example sentences
  • Those crépons having a long, deep wave not unlike crape itself are specially fancied for elderly ladies.


Late 19th century: French.

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Syllabification: cré·pon

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