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Meaning of NAPPING

Pronunciation:  n'aping

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"

NAPPING is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: off guard(p), off her guard, off his guard, off one's guard(p), off your guard, off-guard(a), unready



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nap"ping\, n.
1. The act or process of raising a nap, as on cloth.

2. (Hat Making) A sheet of partially felted fur before it is
   united to the hat body. --Knight.

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