noun (1)
nap·​per | \ ˈnapə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of napper

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : one that takes a nap : one given to napping
2 slang, British : head had come within an ace of copping me on the napper— P. G. Wodehouse nearly laughed his napper off— Emlyn Williams gone off his napper at last— William Sansom


noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of napper (Entry 2 of 3)

: one that naps cloth


\ " \

Definition of napper (Entry 3 of 3)

variant spelling of

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Noun (1)

nap entry 1 + -er

Noun (2)

nap entry 4 + -er

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“Napper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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