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CREPE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crepe mean? 

CREPE (noun)
  The noun CREPE has 3 senses:

1. paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
2. small very thin pancake
3. a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface

  Familiarity information: CREPE used as a noun is uncommon.


CREPE (verb)
  The verb CREPE has 1 sense:

1. cover or drape with crape

  Familiarity information: CREPE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CREPE (noun)


Sense 1crepe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

crepe; crepe paper

Hypernyms ("crepe" is a kind of...):

paper (a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses)


Sense 2crepe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Small very thin pancake

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

crape; French pancake; crepe

Hypernyms ("crepe" is a kind of...):

battercake; flannel cake; flannel-cake; flapcake; flapjack; griddlecake; hot cake; hotcake; pancake (a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crepe"):

crepe Suzette (crepes flamed in a sweet orange-and-lemon flavored liqueur sauce)


Sense 3crepe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

crape; crepe

Hypernyms ("crepe" is a kind of...):

cloth; fabric; material; textile (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crepe"):

Canton crepe (a soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine)

crepe de Chine (a very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric)

crepe marocain; marocain (a dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe)


CREPE (verb)


Sense 1crepe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cover or drape with crape

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

crape; crepe

Context example:

crape the mirror

Hypernyms (to "crepe" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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