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Definition of drape verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/dreɪp/ drape pronunciation American
1 drape something around/over/across, etc. something to hang clothes, materials, etc. loosely on someone or somethingShe had a shawl draped around her shoulders.He draped his coat over the back of the chair.She draped a cover over the old sofa.2 drape someone/something in/with something to cover or decorate someone or something with materialwalls draped in ivy3 drape something around/over, etc. something to allow part of your body to rest on something in a relaxed wayHis arm was draped casually around her shoulders.