[key-pee, kep-ee] /ˈkeɪ pi, ˈkɛp i/
noun, plural kepis.
a French military cap with a flat circular top and a nearly horizontal visor.
noun (pl) kepis
a military cap with a circular top and a horizontal peak
soldier’s peaked cap, 1861, from French képi, from German Swiss käppi, diminutive of German Kappe “a cap,” from Late Latin cappa “hood, cap” (see cap).
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[kept] /kɛpt/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . adjective 2. having the expression of principles, ideas, etc., controlled, dominated, or determined by one whose money provides support: a kept press; a kept writer. [keep] /kip/ verb (used with object), kept, keeping. 1. to hold or retain in one’s possession; hold as […]
1. an unstressed syllable prefixed to onomatopoeic and other expressive words, usually forming adverbs or interjections: kerflop; kerplunk; ker-splosh. U.S. slang prefix, by 1836 as che-, 1843 as ker-, possibly from influence of German or Dutch ge-, past participial prefix; or ultimately echoic of the sound of the fall of some heavy body. prefix A […]
[ker-ahk, ke-rahk] /ˈkɛr ɑk, kɛˈrɑk/ noun 1. a town in W Jordan, near the S Dead Sea: ancient citadel of the Moabites. [el ker-ahk, ke-rahk] /ɛl ˈkɛr ɑk, kɛˈrɑk/ noun 1. .