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1. napkin

noun. ['ˈnæpkɪn'] garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement.

Synonyms

  • nappy
  • diaper

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • underdress
  • undress

Etymology

  • napkyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Napkin

  • drapkin
  • rapkin

How do you pronounce napkin?

Pronounce napkin as ˈnæpkɪn.

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Sentences with napkin


1. Adjective
Make sure the napkin side is facing in the proper direction to receive the printed pattern.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure the side of the napkin on which you want your design is facing up.

3. Foreign word
Fold the bottom of the napkin up to the bottom of the cutlery, smoothing it down.

Quotes about napkin


1. I left my phone number on a napkin, along with trace amounts of spaghetti sauce and garlic bread grease, hoping she’d call me. And when she didn’t, I panicked and filed a missing person’s report with the police.
- Jarod Kintz, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No..

2. napkin

noun. ['ˈnæpkɪn'] a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing.

Synonyms

  • serviette
  • table linen
  • bib
  • table napkin
  • dinner napkin
  • tea napkin

Antonyms

  • straight

Etymology

  • napkyn (Middle English (1100-1500))
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