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nappy

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noun nap·py \ˈna-pē\

Definition of nappy

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  liquor; specifically :  ale



Origin and Etymology of nappy

obsolete nappy, adjective, foaming


First Known Use: circa 1550


2

nappy

noun nap·py

Definition of nappy

plural

nappies

  1. :  a rimless shallow open serving dish



Origin and Etymology of nappy

English dialect nap bowl, from Middle English, from Old English hnǣpp; akin to Old High German hnapf bowl


First Known Use: circa 1864


3

nappy

noun nap·py

Definition of nappy

plural

nappies

chiefly British

  1. :  diaper 3



Origin and Etymology of nappy

napkin + 4-y


First Known Use: 1927


4

nappy

adjective nap·py

Simple Definition of nappy

  • of hair : having many tight bends or curls

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nappy

nappier

nappiest

  1. :  kinky 1

Origin and Etymology of nappy

3nap


First Known Use: 1785

Rhymes with nappy



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