Definition of nappy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nappy

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈnæpi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnæpi//
 
(pl. nappies)(British English)(North American English diaper) Babies
 
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a piece of soft cloth or other thick material that is folded around a baby’s bottom and between its legs to absorb and hold its body waste I'll change her nappy. a disposable nappy (= one that is made to be used once only) nappy rash Isn’t he rather old to be still in nappies? Wordfinderbaby, birth, child, dummy, feed, incubator, nappy, pram, premature, teethe CollocationsChildrenHaving a baby/​child want a baby/​a child/​kids start a family conceive/​be expecting/​be going to have a baby/​child miss your period become/​get/​be/​find out that you are pregnant have a baby/​a child/​kids/​a son/​a daughter/​twins/​a family have a normal/​a difficult/​an unwanted pregnancy; an easy/​a difficult/​a home birth be in/​go into/​induce labour (especially US English) labor have/​suffer/​cause a miscarriage give birth to a child/​baby/​daughter/​son/​twinsParenting bring up/ (especially North American English) raise a child/​family care for/ (especially British English) look after a baby/​child/​kid change (British English) a nappy/(North American English) a diaper/​a baby feed/​breastfeed/​bottle-feed a baby be entitled to/​go on maternity/​paternity leave go back/​return to work after maternity leave need/​find/​get a babysitter/​good quality affordable childcare balance/​combine work and childcare/​child-rearing/​family life educate/​teach/​home-school a child/​kid punish/​discipline/​spoil a child/​kid adopt a baby/​child/​kid offer a baby for/​put a baby up for adoption (especially British English) foster a child/​kid be placed with/​be raised by foster parents See related entries: Babies Word Origin early 20th cent.: abbreviation of napkin.
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