'Crepe hanger' Meaning

What does the saying 'Crepe hanger' mean?

Meaning:

One who always looks at the bad side of things and is morbid or gloomy. In olden days crepe was hung on the door of a deceased person's home.

Contributor: Joan Martino

Country: American English American English | Subject Area: Clothes | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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