crepey

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

crepe +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

crepey (comparative more crepey, superlative most crepey)

  1. (of skin) Saggy and crinkly, like crepe paper.
    • 2003, Janet Simms, A practical guide to beauty therapy
      Mix a little moisturiser with foundation under the eyes and over the neck if the skin is crepey: this will thin out the foundation a little...
    • 2004, Joseph A Mauriello, Techniques in Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
      The patient had a crepey appearance of skin prior to blepharoplasty.
    • 2007 January 14, Henry Alford, “Books on Broadway”, New York Times:
      My fat cells went condo and my skin is all crepey.

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