Crepiness



[krey-pee] /ˈkreɪ pi/

adjective, crepier, crepiest.
1.
(especially of the skin) having a wrinkled surface:
crepey eyelids.
2.
like crepe or crepe paper:
a thin, crepey skirt.

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