Meaning of “drape” in the English Dictionary

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"drape" in British English

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uk /dreɪp/ us /dreɪp/
drape sth across, on, over, etc. sth

to put something such as cloth or a piece of clothing loosely over something:

He draped his jacket over the back of the chair and sat down to eat.
She draped the scarf loosely around her shoulders.
be draped in/with sth

to be loosely covered with a cloth:

The coffins were all draped with the national flag.

drapenoun [ C or U ]

uk /dreɪp/ us /dreɪp/

(Definition of “drape” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drape" in American English

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drapeverb [ T ]

us /dreɪp/

to hang or cover with something loosely and often in a decorative way:

She draped a warm scarf around her shoulders.

(Definition of “drape” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)