napper

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

napper

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of napper (Entry 2 of 3)

: one that naps cloth

napper

\ " \

Definition of napper (Entry 3 of 3)

variant spelling of knapper

History and Etymology for napper

Noun (1)

nap entry 1 + -er

Noun (2)

nap entry 4 + -er

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“Napper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/napper. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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