draped draped  /d ˈreɪpt/


  1. (adj) covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
  2. (adj) covered in folds of cloth



  1. She liked them--all but the ladies' predilection for ostrich -boa-draped hats.
  2. Grillo was still funny, but his jokes were now draped around barbed social commentary.
  3. My favorite was a long draped chiffon dress shaded in plum, praline, and lime and topped off by violet fur sleeves.


  1. Soccer-Australia fans celebrate World Cup entry with Sydney party

    By Michael Sin SYDNEY, June 19 (Reuters) - Australia's soccer team celebrated with hundreds of fans at a victory party in Sydney on Wednesday after eking out a nervous win over Iraq that sealed their ticket to the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil. Their victory drew bleary-eyed fans young and old to Sydney's Customs House, all draped in green and gold, keen to meet the players, who were welcomed ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Gov. Cellucci remembered at State House service

    BOSTON -- In a flag draped coffin, Governor Paul Cellucci laid in repose in the State House as people filed in to pay their respects.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: 7 News Boston

  3. Ginobili breaks out as Spurs crush Heat in Game 5

    SAN ANTONIO -- Long after the clock had struck zero, Tim Duncan draped an arm over Tony Parker's shoulder and pumped his fist at the crowd as they walked toward a tunnel. One win: That's all that separates the Spurs from their fifth championship in 14 years, from bookending one of the most successful runs in team sports history with another title. It wasn't easy, and it got a little too close ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated


  1. A child of the segregated South, Thomas says he was being pursued "not by bigots in white robes but by left-wing zealots draped in flowing sanctimony."
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Clarence Thomas Source: ABC News

  2. "As I climbed into the C-130, strapped into the middle of that cargo bay was a flag-draped coffin," Biden says. "It turned that cargo bay into a cathedral. And all I could think of was the parents waiting at the other end. We must end this...
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Joe Biden Source: Forbes

  3. "He was dressed in all white pearl beads going across, draped across (and) a beautiful big gold belt ...... like a belt that you win being a boxer," La Toya Jackson told journalist Barbara Walters in a "20/20" interview to air on ABC on Friday...
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: La Toya Jackson Source: Washington Post

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