verb (used with object), draped, drap·ing.
verb (used without object), draped, drap·ing.
- drang nach osten,
- drape forming,
- draper, john william,
- draper, ruth
Origin of drape
Examples from the Web for drape
Sneaker and clothing brands routinely dole out buckets of dough to drape their swag over popular cultural characters.Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A large part of a fashion model's job is physical, moving and shaping her body to highlight the drape of the clothing.
Riveters log hundreds of hours making the banners that drape the stadium throughout the season.Portland Is Ground Zero for the Best Women’s Soccer in the World|Evelyn Shoop|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Yoga has helped increase my range of motion and flexibility and has addressed my imbalances from the scoliosis,” says Dr. Drape.
Dr. Drape recognizes that she will always have to manage her scoliosis.
Religion, indigestion, priggishness, or discontent may drape the panes.Practical Mysticism|Evelyn Underhill
It measured six yards by four, and might have served for a temple curtain or to drape a royal bed.
A fog-like sense of unreality seemed to drape everything about him.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
The first is gathered at the waist and arranged so as to drape in front and reach down lower at the sides.
There stood Slim before a mirror, hopelessly entangled in a sheet which he was trying to drape around himself.The Camp Fire Girls Solve a Mystery|Hildegard G. Frey
Word Origin for drape
c.1400, "to ornament with cloth hangings;" mid-15c., "to weave into cloth," from Old French draper "to weave, make cloth" (13c.), from drap "cloth, piece of cloth, sheet, bandage," from Late Latin drapus, perhaps of Gaulish origin (cf. Old Irish drapih "mantle, garment"). Meaning "to cover with drapery" is from 1847. Meaning "to cause to hang or stretch out loosely or carelessly" is from 1943. Related: Draped; draping.
1660s, from drape (v.). Jive talk slang for "suit of clothes" is attested from 1945.