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nappy

noun nap·py \ ˈna-pē \

Definition of nappy

chiefly Scotland
:liquor; specifically :ale

Origin and Etymology of nappy

obsolete nappy, adjective, foaming


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nappy

noun

Definition of nappy

plural nappies
: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


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nappy

noun

Definition of nappy

plural nappies
chiefly British
:diaper 3

Origin and Etymology of nappy

napkin + 4-y


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nappy

adjective

Definition of nappy

nappier; nappiest
:kinky 1

Origin and Etymology of nappy



NAPPY Defined for English Language Learners

nappy

adjective

Definition of nappy for English Language Learners

  • of hair : having many tight bends or curls



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