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Definition of "crêpe" [crepe]

  • A light soft thin fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or another fiber, with a crinkled surface. Also called crape. (noun)
  • See crape. (noun)
  • Crepe paper. (noun)
  • Crepe rubber. (noun)
  • A very thin small pancake, often stuffed and rolled up. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "crêpe" in a sentence
  • "The crepe is unbelievably light and tasty and looks so pretty too."
  • "Mushroom and Cheese crepe from the cart on 50th btw. 6+7th (which is run by the same people who operate the crepe cart on 53rd btw. 5+6th, in front of Moma)."
  • "Every crepe is made to order, right in front of you, by Madeleine herself."