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English definition of “crepe”

crepe

noun uk   us  

crepe noun (FOOD)

    /krep/ [C] mainly US (also crêpe) a thin, light pancakePancakes and batter

crepe noun (CLOTH)

    /kreɪp/ [U] (UK also crêpe, crape) thin cloth with a surface that has wrinkles (= small, thin folds): a black crepe dress a crepe jacketTextiles made from natural fibres

crepe noun (RUBBER)

    /kreɪp/ [U] (also crêpe) a strong type of rubber with a rough surface, used especially for making the bottom of shoes: crepe-soled shoesShoes and shoemakingPlastics and rubber
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