crepe paper
noun Date: 1896 paper with a crinkled or puckered texture

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Crêpe paper — is tissue paper that has been coated with sizing and then creped to create gathers. Contents 1 Production …   Wikipedia

  • crepe paper — crepe pa per (kr[=a]p p[=a] p[ e]r) Paper with a finely crinkle texture, usually sold in rolls of 2 3 inches width; crepe paper; it is usually colored brightly and used for decoration. Same as {crepe}[4]. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crepe paper — crepe paper, adj. thin paper densely wrinkled to resemble crepe, used for decorating, wrapping, etc. Also called crepe. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • crepe paper — n. thin paper crinkled like crepe …   English World dictionary

  • crepe paper — [ US ˈ. ˌ..] n [U] a type of thin brightly coloured paper that stretches slightly and is used for making decorations …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crepe paper — noun uncount thin paper that stretches easily, has small folds on its surface, and is often used for making decorations …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crêpe paper — ► NOUN ▪ thin, crinkled paper used for making decorations …   English terms dictionary

  • crepe paper — noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations • Syn: ↑crepe • Derivationally related forms: ↑crepe (for: ↑crepe) • Hypernyms: ↑paper * * * noun [noncou …   Useful english dictionary

  • crepe paper — N UNCOUNT Crepe paper is stretchy paper with an uneven surface. Coloured crepe paper is often used for making decorations …   English dictionary

  • crepe paper — crepe′ pa per [[t]kreɪp[/t]] n. thin paper densely wrinkled to resemble crepe Also called crepe 4) • Etymology: 1890–95 crepe′ pa per, adj …   From formal English to slang

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