[ kreyp ]
/ kreɪp /
Save This Word!
noun, verb (used with object), craped, crap·ing.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Origin of crape
OTHER WORDS FROM crapecrapelike, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use crape in a sentence
Crapes are crisped (crepés) or smooth; the former being double, are used in close mourning, the latter in less deep.
Crapes are all woven and dyed with the silk in the raw state.
Crapes seem to weigh her down, yet there must be some for street use.Floyd Grandon's Honor|Amanda Minnie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for crape
/ (kreɪp) /
a variant spelling of crepe
crepe, esp when used for mourning clothes
a band of black crepe worn in mourning
Derived forms of crapecrapy, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012