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"nappy" in British English

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nappynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈnæp.i/ UK (US diaper)
a ​square of ​thicksoftpaper or ​cloth that is ​fastened around a baby's ​bottom and between ​itslegs to ​absorbitsurine and ​solidwaste: disposable/​reusable nappies nappy ​cream She was changing the baby's nappy. I ​knew William when he was still in nappies (= when he was a ​baby).
(Definition of nappy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nappy" in American English

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nappynoun [C]

 us   /ˈnæp·i/ Br
diaper
(Definition of nappy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nappy”
in Korean 기저귀…
in Arabic حَفّاضة…
in Malaysian kain lampin…
in French couche…
in Russian подгузник, пеленка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尿布…
in Italian pannolino…
in Turkish çocuk bezi…
in Polish pieluszka, pielucha…
in Spanish pañal…
in Vietnamese tã lót…
in Portuguese fralda…
in Thai ผ้าอ้อม…
in German die Windel…
in Catalan bolquer…
in Japanese おむつ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尿布…
in Indonesian popok…
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