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crepey

or crep·y

[krey-pee]
adjective, crep·i·er, crep·i·est.
  1. (especially of the skin) having a wrinkled surface: crepey eyelids.
  2. like crepe or crepe paper: a thin, crepey skirt.
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Origin of crepey

Related formscrep·i·ness, noun
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Historical Examples of crepy

  • At nightfall they reached the village of Crepy where they were welcomed eagerly.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army

    Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill

  • Crepy Vivian is the cause and chief abettor of this sudden overthrow of arrangements which he was instructed specially to protect.

  • Joan was away on an expedition to Crepy in Valois, with a small band of three or four hundred brave comrades.

  • You could tell that by the backs of his hands; they weren't wrinkled or crepy and the veins didn't protrude.

    Four-Day Planet

    Henry Beam Piper

  • The Zone Major asked if they might be allowed to go as far as Crepy.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army

    Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill


British Dictionary definitions for crepy

crepy

crepey

adjective -ier or -iest
  1. (esp of the skin) having a dry wrinkled appearance like crepe
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