Definition of crepe paper in English:

crepe paper

noun

  • Thin, crinkled paper resembling crêpe, used especially for making decorations.

    • ‘We were given crêpe paper to make hats, lanterns and crackers and Mrs Archer would provide us with a sweet or a nut to put in the cracker.’
    • ‘Drape the traditional black and orange crêpe paper from the ceilings and door frames and hang up some of those fake spiders and bats for added effect.’
    • ‘There were pink balloons in the foyer and vases full of pink tulips on every available surface, and pink crêpe paper was spun from the beams and light fixtures.’
    • ‘He returns soon after with normal sheets for my colleagues, and a different, crêpe paper sheet for me.’
    • ‘You could make one at home of nearly equal value yourself, using an old cornflakes packet and some crêpe paper.’