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Meaning of DIAPER

Pronunciation:  'dIpur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
  2. [n]  a fabric (usually cotton or linen) with a distinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures

DIAPER is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: napkin, nappy
 See Also: cloth, fabric, garment, material, textile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Di"a*per\, n. [OF. diaspre, diapre, diaspe, sort of
    figured cloth, It. diaspro jasper, diaspo figured cloth, from
    L. jaspis a green-colored precious stone. See {Jasper}.]
    1. Any textile fabric (esp. linen or cotton toweling) woven
       in diaper pattern. See 2.
    2. (Fine Arts) Surface decoration of any sort which consists
       of the constant repetition of one or more simple figures
       or units of design evenly spaced.
    3. A towel or napkin for wiping the hands, etc.
             Let one attend him with a silver basin, . . .
             Another bear the ewer, the third a diaper. --Shak.
    4. An infant's breechcloth.
  2. \Di"a*per\, v. t.
    1. To ornament with figures, etc., arranged in the pattern
       called diaper, as cloth in weaving. ``Diapered light.''
       --H. Van Laun.
             Engarlanded and diapered With in wrought flowers.
    2. To put a diaper on (a child).
  3. \Di"a*per\, v. i.
    To draw flowers or figures, as upon cloth. ``If you diaper on
    folds.'' --Peacham.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or wearing a diaper in your dream, symbolizes your childish or babyish attitudes/actions. You may be too dependent on others. Dreaming that you are changing diapers, suggests a need to clean up you behavior and change your childish ways. Perhaps you need to change your attitude and approach regarding a new idea or project. Seeing dirty diapers in your dream indicates that you need to clean the mess you have created with your childishness.