Last modified on 24 May 2014, at 13:48

crêpy

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EtymologyEdit

From crêpe +‎ -y.

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AdjectiveEdit

crêpy (comparative crêpier, superlative crêpiest)

  1. Resembling or similar to crêpe.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber and Faber 2003, p. 477:
      My shirt was too bug and its collar sat loosely around my crêpey neck.
    • 2007, Diana Athill, ‘Somewhere Towards the End’, Granta 98, p. 18:
      women who had always worn a lot of make-up tended to continue to do so, blind to the unfortunate effect it could have on an elastic and crepy skin.

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