nappy definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a nap; fuzzy: a nappy carpeting
    • usually Offensive firmly curled or coiled. Pre-owned of hair.
    • Having a nap (of cloth etc.).
    • Of hair: securely curled or twisted; frizzy (occasionally particularly in reference to Blacks' textured locks).
    • Foamy; having a big mind.
    • Nervous, excitable.
    • Inclined to sleep; tired.
    • Tending to cause sleepiness; providing in order to make sleepy; powerful; heady.
    • Having a nap or pile; downy; shaggy.
    • (of locks) in small tight curls
  • noun:
    • A round, superficial cooking or portion dish with a flat bottom and sloping sides.
    • Chiefly British A diaper.
    • An absorbent garment donned by an infant who does not yet have voluntary control over his or her kidney and bowels or by somebody who is incontinent.
    • A shallow, flat-bottomed earthenware or glass dish with sloping edges.
    • a type of powerful ale; nappy ale.
    • A round earthen dish, with a-flat base and sloping sides.
    • A diaper{4}.
    • Strong ale.
    • A round meal of earthenware or cup with a flat bottom and sloping sides.
    • apparel consisting of a folded fabric drawn up amongst the legs and fastened at waist; worn by babies to catch excrement
  • others:
    • Heady; powerful: put on ale or beer.
    • Tipsy; slightly elevated or intoxicated with beverage.
    • Covered with nap; having variety of nap on the surface: as, a nappy cloth.
    • Brittle; effortlessly damaged.

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