Definition of papoose in English:
1A type of bag used to carry a child on one’s back.
- Public transport is inaccessible and while the people carrier may be a necessity for long journeys, local trips through narrow shop doorways require a balance of double buggies and a papoose or backpack.
- Our papooses are ideal for keeping your baby warm and comfortable. The fleece papooses are available in cream, navy blue and yellow while the 100% cotton towelling papooses are available in the colours shown.
Mid 17th century: from Narragansett papoos.
Words that rhyme with papooseabstruse, abuse, adduce, Ballets Russes, Belarus, Bruce, burnous, caboose, charlotte russe, conduce, deduce, deuce, diffuse, douce, educe, excuse, goose, induce, introduce, juice, Larousse, loose, luce, misuse, moose, mousse, noose, obtuse, Palouse, produce, profuse, puce, recluse, reduce, Rousse, seduce, sluice, Sousse, spruce, traduce, truce, use, vamoose, Zeus
Definition of papoose in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan