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Definition of drape

drape

noun

  • a person of low value. From the 1990 film Cry-Baby.
                                                                                                    

    Citation from Cry Baby (1990 movie) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Sep 05 2011. Submitted by Jozsef S. from Budapest, Hungary on Jan 06 2003.

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  • User speculation: "Drape" may derive from the way the boy's hair draped down their forehead.

    The more common term for these rocking hot rodding kids were "greasers", at least in my hood in Motown.

    Last edited on Sep 05 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 14 2009.

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