nounBritish • informal
- A person’s head: a couple of shaven nappersMore example sentences
- When the Slovakian defender had cause to whack his napper at another careering ball, there was no doubt as to where it would end up.
- Thinking laterally, on my feet, using my napper, I, armed with scant information and a hazy memory, embark on tracking FYCB down on the dating site myself.
- Except he is not a man to allow his napper to reside in clouds, despite the club's fortunes taking off during his three-year stewardship.
late 18th century: from thieves' slang, of unknown origin.