Diaper - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdaɪpər|  American pronunciation of the word diaper
Brit.  |ˈdʌɪəpə|  British pronunciation of the word diaper


- garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement (syn: napkin, nappy)
- a fabric (usually cotton or linen) with a distinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures


I changed her diaper.

The baby has a dirty diaper.

I put the dirty diaper in the trash.

I bathed him and changed his diaper.

Make sure you put the baby's diaper on before you start feeding her. I learned this lesson the hard way.

Word forms

singular: diaper
plural: diapers
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