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English noun: crape

1. crape (food) small very thin pancake

Synonymscrepe, French pancake

Broader (hypernym)battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, griddlecake, hot cake, hotcake, pancake

Narrower (hyponym)crepe Suzette

2. crape (artifact) a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile

Narrower (hyponym)Canton crepe, crepe de Chine, crepe marocain, marocain

English verb: crape

1. crape (contact) cover or drape with crape

SamplesCrape the mirror.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

2. crape (contact) curl tightly

SamplesCrimp hair.

ExamplesThey crape their hair

Synonymscrimp, frizz, frizzle, kink, kink up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)curl, wave

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