verb (used with object), creped, crep·ing.
- creosote bush,
- crepe de chine,
- crepe hair,
- crepe marocain,
- crepe myrtle,
- crepe paper
Origin of crepe
Examples from the Web for creping
Example of this haue you in Terrence of the boasting souldiar, & creping smel feast.A Treatise of Schemes and Tropes|Richard Sherry
Word Origin 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.