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Meaning of NAPPY

Pronunciation:  'napee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
  2. [adj]  in small tight curls

NAPPY is a 5 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: crisp, curly, diaper, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, napkin
 See Also: garment



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Nap"py\, a. [From 1st {Nap}.]
    1. Inclined to sleep; sleepy; as, to feel nappy.
    2. Tending to cause sleepiness; serving to make sleepy;
       strong; heady; as, nappy ale. [Obs.] --Wyatt.
  2. \Nap"py\, a. [From 3d {Nap}.]
    Having a nap or pile; downy; shaggy. --Holland.
  3. \Nap"py\, n.; pl. {Nappies}. [OE. nap, AS. hn[ae]p cup,
    bowl. See {Hanaper}.]
    A round earthen dish, with a flat bottom and sloping sides.
    [Written also {nappie}.]
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