Definitions for drapedreɪp
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
drapedreɪp(v.; n.)draped, drap•ing
(v.t.)to cover, surround, or hang with cloth or other fabric, esp. in graceful folds.
to adjust (fabric, clothes, etc.) into graceful folds or attractive lines.
to arrange, hang, or let fall carelessly:
to drape a towel on a doorknob.
(v.i.)to hang, fall, or become arranged in folds, as drapery.
(n.)a curtain, usu. of heavy fabric and considerable length, esp. one of a pair drawn open and shut across or hung at the sides of a window.
manner or style of hanging:
the drape of a skirt.
Origin of drape:
1400–50; late ME < MF draper, der. of drap cloth (see drab1)
curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall(noun)
hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
"she adjusted the drape of her skirt"
a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination
arrange in a particular way
"drape a cloth"
"The cat draped herself on the sofa"
clothe, cloak, drape, robe(verb)
cover as if with clothing
"the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"
cover or dress loosely with cloth
"drape the statue with a sheet"
A curtain, a drapery.
A youth subculture distinguished by its sharp dress, especially peg-leg pants (1950s: e.g. Baltimore, MD). Antonym: square
To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc.
To rail at; to banter.
To make cloth.
To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc.
To hang or rest limply
To spread over, cover.
to cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc
to rail at; to banter
to make cloth
to design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc
Translations for drape
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to hang cloth in folds (about)
We draped the sofa in red velvet.
- يُلَبِّس، يُغَطّيArabic
- drapearPortuguese (BR)
- drapere; beklædeDanish
- ντύνω, στολίζωGreek
- پارچه آویزان کردنFarsi
- परदा लटकानाHindi
- presvući tkaninomCroatian
- coprire; drappeggiareItalian
- (~에) 주름천 장식을 달다Korean
- drapiruoti, aptiestiLithuanian
- omhangen metDutch
- پارچه آویزان کردنPersian
- كالى اوارولPashto
- a drapaRomanian
- v gube nabratiSlovenian
- staviti draperijuSerbian
- drapera, kläSwedish
- ห่อ (ด้วยผ้าผืนใหญ่)Thai
- koyup asmakTurkish
- (用布)披覆Chinese (Trad.)
- کپڑے وغیرہ سے آرائش کے طور پر ڈھانپناUrdu
- （成褶地）披覆Chinese (Simp.)
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