verb (used with object), creped, crep·ing.
Origin of crepe
Definition for crepe (2 of 2)
noun, plural crêpes [kreyps; for 2 also kreps or, French, krep] /kreɪps; for 2 also krɛps or, French, krɛp/.
Origin of crêpe
Examples from the Web for crepe
When the crepe is golden on the bottom, turn over and a cook the other side until golden.
Crepe or tissue streamers of different colors, including no red or blue, for wall.Aria da Capo|Edna St. Vincent Millay
A great tin box of crepe hair is also at hand, for Mr. Irving makes all his own moustaches.
Crepe rubber very seldom shows the ordinary surface moulds not uncommon in sheet-rubber.
The block is prepared from crepe rubber, which has been dried either in a hot-air drier or in a vacuum chamber.
This is done under the impression that the market price is influenced by the evenness of the edges of crepe rubbers.
British Dictionary definitions for crepe
Word Origin for crepe
Word Origin and History for crepe
1797, from French crêpe, from Old French crespe (14c.), from Latin crispa, fem. of crispus "curled, wrinkled" (see crisp (adj.)). Meaning "small, thin pancake" is from 1877. Crepe paper is first attested 1895.