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Etymology 1

Probably shortened from napkin (although as this is already a diminutive, nappy could be a corruption of the French nappe).

Noun

Singular
nappy

Plural
nappies

nappy (nappies)
  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) An absorbent garment worn by a baby who does not yet have voluntary control of its bladder and bowels or by someone who is incontinent.
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Etymology 2

From nap + -y.

Adjective

nappy (comparative nappier, superlative nappiest)

Positive
nappy

Comparative
nappier

Superlative
nappiest

  1. Having a nap (of cloth etc.).
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Of hair: tightly curled or twisted; frizzy (occasionally specifically in reference to Blacks' textured hair).

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