- a small shallow dish, usually round and often of glass, with a flat bottom and sloping sides, for serving food.
Origin of nappy2
Examples from the Web for nappie
Historical Examples of nappie
"I'll see you ––––; extremely well –––– first," said Mr. Nappie.
But Mr. Nappie would not allow him to set a foot upon the gig.
When Mr. Nappie had got so far as this in his explanation he was almost in tears.
Takkin's nappie over his wee drappie in's ainhameithinglenook.
But Mr. Nappie, in making this threat, forgot that there were gentlemen there with second horses.
- British a piece of soft material, esp towelling or a disposable material, wrapped around a baby in order to absorb its urine and excrementAlso called: napkin US and Canadian name: diaper
Word Origin for nappy
- having a nap; downy; fuzzy
- (of alcoholic drink, esp beer)
- having a head; frothy
- strong or heady
- dialect, mainly British slightly intoxicated; tipsy
- (of a horse) jumpy or irritable; nervy
- any strong alcoholic drink, esp heady beer