follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

crepe paper

noun
1.
thin paper densely wrinkled to resemble crepe, used for decorating, wrapping, etc.
Also called crepe.
Origin of crepe paper
1890-1895
1890-95
Related forms
crepe-paper, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for crepe paper
Historical Examples
  • The cake booths were attractively decorated with crepe paper and flags.

    Bright Ideas for Entertaining Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
  • In fact, she had the lilies of the field lookin' like crepe paper imitations.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • It was Mollie who advised regarding the purchase of ribbon and crepe paper.

  • We manage with the aid of tinfoil, crepe paper and odds and ends of our personal wardrobe to make quite a decent showing.

    Camping Alexandra G. Lockwine
  • crepe paper of various hues is provided for the costumes, and black thread for the queues.

    Suppers Paul Pierce
  • The pencil may be made quite attractive by covering it with a strip of crepe paper in some bright color.

    Bright Ideas for Entertaining Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
  • It was decorated with morning glories made of crepe paper, in different colors.

    Bright Ideas for Entertaining Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
  • Black and yellow cheese cloth or crepe paper makes very effective and inexpensive decorations.

    Games For All Occasions Mary E. Blain
  • What matter that the crepe paper was not cut very evenly, or that the paste showed through in several places?

    Mary's Rainbow Mary Edward Feehan
  • An electric fan above him that keeps the buttermilk "pure" and flies the American flag in crepe paper.

British Dictionary definitions for crepe paper

crepe paper

noun
1.
thin crinkled coloured paper, resembling crepe and used for decorations
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for crepe paper

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for crepe

9
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for crepe paper