- a French military cap with a flat circular top and a nearly horizontal visor.
Origin of kepi
Examples from the Web for kepi
Historical Examples of kepi
And he dropped the gold coins into the kepi that Jean held out to him.The Downfall
Everywhere, thanks to the prince's kepi, they were received with open arms.Tartarin de Tarascon
The officer touched his "kepi" politely and seemed rather astonished.In the Foreign Legion
But he had a "kepi," and shining buttons, and some gold lace on his collar.The Son of a Servant
He waved his kepi several times that they might see him better.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Vicente Blasco Ibanez
- a military cap with a circular top and a horizontal peak
Word Origin for kepi
Word Origin and History for kepi
soldier's peaked cap, 1861, from French képi, from German Swiss käppi, diminutive of German Kappe "a cap," from Late Latin cappa "hood, cap" (see cap).