Definition of drape noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dreɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//dreɪp//
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(especially North American English) (North American English also drapery) [usually plural] a long thick curtain blue velvet drapes See related entries: Furniture Word Origin mid 19th cent.: back-formation from drapery, influenced by French draper ‘to drape’. The noun senses date from the early 20th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: drape

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