A large part of a fashion model's job is physical, moving and shaping her body to highlight the drape of the clothing.
The drape of his coat over an extended arm adds drama and balance to the composition.
Livia Firth is more than just a pretty frame on which to drape sustainable frocks.
The shadowy figure swiftly pulls back the drape, wielding a large kitchen knife positioned to strike.
It is so cold that after each take, aides run out with heavy parkas and drape them around Rob and Julie.
Both political parties, by a common impulse, "drape themselves in the Flag."
Then, after doing up her hair, I began to drape a material around her.
"Too bad we haven't a Flag to drape the poor fellows with," said Captain Freeman sorrowfully.
The rock is grim when it is bare; it wants verdure to drape it if it is to be lovely.
In addition, each has over his shoulders a manga—the most magnificent of outside garments, with a drape graceful as a Roman toga.
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.
v. draped, drap·ing, drapes
To cover, dress, or hang with or as if with cloth in loose folds. n.
A cloth arranged over a patient's body during an examination or treatment or during surgery, designed to provide a sterile field around the area.