napper

1 of 3

noun (1)

nap·​per
ˈnapə(r)
plural -s
1
: one that takes a nap : one given to napping
2
slang, British : head
had come within an ace of copping me on the napperP. G. Wodehouse
nearly laughed his napper offEmlyn Williams
gone off his napper at lastWilliam Sansom

napper

2 of 3

noun (2)

"
plural -s
: one that naps cloth

napper

3 of 3
"

variant spelling of knapper

Word History

Etymology

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 5 Mar. 2024.

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