how to pronounce drape


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drape is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of drape in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… pick up your dough drape it over your …”

meanings of drape


  1. To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc.
  2. To spread over, cover.
  3. To make cloth.
  4. To hang or rest limply.
  5. To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery.
  6. To rail at; to banter.


  1. The way in which fabric falls or hangs.
  2. A dress made from an entire piece of cloth, without having pieces cut away as in a fitted garment.
  3. A curtain; a drapery.
  4. A member of a youth subculture distinguished by its sharp dress, especially peg-leg pants (1950s: e.g. Baltimore, MD). Antonym: square.

drape frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word drape occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics drape can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that drape can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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