Origin of diaper
OTHER WORDS FROM diaperun·dia·pered, adjective
How to use diaper in a sentence
The story stank, of course — the Sex Pistols had played nowhere near us and they had broken up when we were in diapers — but we were only 13 or 14 and wanted to believe it.
He’s got three children at home, the youngest still in diapers, which he is changing for the first time in his parenthood.
Police said the 11-year-old boy told detectives he was required to clean the house and do laundry and change his siblings’ diapers at night while his mother and her partner slept.After mother, partner are charged in toddler’s death, D.C. police say siblings were also abused|Peter Hermann|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
BJ worried all summer about having to put a diaper on her adult son.
So when a manager from Arizona’s Division of Developmental Disabilities called his mother to suggest she put Drew in adult diapers to save the state the cost of overnight caregivers, she was outraged.
Hence arose the universal and admirable system of the diapered or chequered background of early ornamental art.The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)|John Ruskin
The girdles sometimes were broad bands of silk diapered with gold thread, of which manufacture specimens remain to us.English Costume|Dion Clayton Calthrop
The faade has a rich late Gothic doorway, and the face of the wall is diapered all over with what look like pointed nail-heads.
The field is of gold, diapered, and upon this a succession of subjects is embroidered.
Fig. 103 is an octagon plate, with an exquisitely flowered and diapered border, from the collection of Miss Wyman, of Cambridge.Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876|Charles Wyllys Elliott
British Dictionary definitions for diaper
- a woven pattern on fabric consisting of a small repeating design, esp diamonds
- fabric having such a pattern
- such a pattern, used as decoration