nappy

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nappy \Nap"py\, adjective [From 3d {Nap}.] Having a nap or pile; downy; shaggy. --Holland.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nappy \Nap"py\, noun; pl. {Nappies}. [OE. nap, AS. hnaep cup, bowl. See {Hanaper}.] A round earthen dish, with a flat bottom and sloping sides. [Written also {nappie}.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

nappy \nap"py\, noun; pl. {nappies}. A {diaper}[4]. [Chiefly Brit.] [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nappy \Nap"py\, adjective [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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

nappy

adjective

1: (of hair) in small tight curls [syn: {crisp}, {frizzly}, {frizzy}, {kinky}, {nappy}]

noun

1: garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement [syn: {diaper}, {nappy}, {napkin}]


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