- thin paper densely wrinkled to resemble crepe, used for decorating, wrapping, etc.
Origin of crepe paper
First recorded in 1890–95
Also called crepe.
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Examples from the Web for crepe paper
Historical Examples of crepe paper
Sit down here in the parlor and gaze at the crepe-paper oranges while I powder my nose and get into some street clothes.Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed
- thin crinkled coloured paper, resembling crepe and used for decorations
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