crepe paper

crepe paper
,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. 2013.

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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

  • 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

  • crepe paper — noun Date: 1896 paper with a crinkled or puckered texture …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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