There are 2 definitions of nappy in English:

nappy1

Syllabification: nap·py
Pronunciation: /ˈnapē
 
/

noun (plural nappies)

British
  • A baby’s diaper.
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    • You will have huge embarrassment value in later life showing your daughter's first boyfriend her as a baby with no nappy!
    • Here you'll find such a nappy alarm which involves clamping a sensor onto the baby's nappy.
    • He was attacked after the class nanny stepped out of the room to change another baby's nappy.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation of napkin.

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Pronunciation: skōSH
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of nappy in English:

nappy2

Syllabification: nap·py
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈnapē/

adjective

US informal
  • (Of a black person’s hair) frizzy.
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    • ‘She just wanted to know what nappy hair felt like,’ my mom complained all the way home.
    • These were the dark-skinned folk with nappy hair.
    • Well, let me take my nappy hair and get out of here.

Origin

late 15th century (in the sense 'shaggy'): from Middle Dutch noppigh, Middle Low German noppich, from noppe (see nap2). The current sense dates from the early 20th century.

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