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1. nappy

adjective. (of hair) in small tight curls.

Synonyms

  • crisp
  • curly
  • frizzly
  • kinky

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • hot
  • prolix
  • cool

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nap (English)
  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. nappy

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

Synonyms

  • napkin
  • diaper

Antonyms

  • tough
  • stale
  • straightness

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nap (English)
  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with nappy


1. Adjective
The term "nappy hair" is most often used to define hair that is worn in its natural state.

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