noun (plural nappies)British
A piece of towelling or other absorbent material wrapped round a baby’s bottom and between its legs to absorb and retain urine and faeces: he is busy making bottles and changing dirty nappies disposable nappies
More example sentences
- Dress your baby in a nappy, vest and Babygro for sleeping.
- I now have greater respect for the women of yesteryear who didn't use disposable nappies but the towelling ones.
- Bring the bottom edge of the nappy up between your baby's legs.
1920s: abbreviation of napkin.
Words that rhyme with nappycrappie, flappy, gappy, happi, happy, pappy, sappy, scrappy, slap-happy, snappy, strappy, tapis, yappy, zappy
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