Definitions for nappy
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diaper, nappy, napkinadjective
garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
crisp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappyadjective
(of hair) in small tight curls
A shallow, flat-bottomed earthenware or glass bowl with sloping sides.
A kind of strong ale; nappy ale.
Foamy; having a large head.
Etymology: Probably shortened from napkin (but possibly a corruption of nappe, since napkin is already a diminutive).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Frothy; spumy; from nap; whence apples and ale are called lamb’s wooll.
Etymology: from nap. Mr. Edward Lye derives it from nappe, Saxon, a cup.
When I my thresher heard,
With nappy beer I to the barn repair’d. John Gay, Past.
inclined to sleep; sleepy; as, to feel nappy
tending to cause sleepiness; serving to make sleepy; strong; heady; as, nappy ale
having a nap or pile; downy; shaggy
a round earthen dish, with a flat bottom and sloping sides
Etymology: [OE. nap, AS. hnaep cup, bowl. See Hanaper.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nap′i, adj. heady, strong: tipsy.—n. strong ale. [Prob. from nap, a sleep.]
nap′i, adj. (Scot.) brittle. [Cf. Knap.]
Term used to describe kinky uncombed hair. Generally associated with African Americans. If you growing nappy rolls you and playa super down -- Playa Fly (Nappy Hair & Gold Teeth)
A type of product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, sizes and styles for a baby.
Nappies are designed to be resused e.g. cloth nappy or disposable so you bin after use.
Submitted by MaryC on October 20, 2015
The numerical value of nappy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of nappy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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