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From Middle English dyaper, from Old French dyapre, diaspre, from Medieval Latin diaspra, diasprum from Byzantine Greek δίασπρος (díaspros, adj), from δια- (dia-, across) + ἄσπρος (áspros, white). Doublet of jasper.


  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈdaɪ(ə)pə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈdaɪ(ə)pɚ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪpə(ɹ), -aɪəpə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: di‧a‧per, dia‧per


diaper (countable and uncountable, plural diapers)

  1. A textile fabric having a diamond-shaped pattern formed by alternating directions of thread.
  2. A towel or napkin made from such fabric.
  3. (Canada, US) An absorbent garment worn by a baby, by a young child not yet toilet trained, or by an adult who is incontinent; a nappy.
  4. The diamond pattern associated with diaper textiles.
  5. Surface decoration of any sort which consists of the constant repetition of one or more simple figures or units of design evenly spaced.


  • (absorbent garment): nappy (British, Australia); napkin (British, archaic); napkin (South African)

Derived terms

  • diaperhood
  • diaperism
  • diaperwork
  • incontinence diaper



diaper (third-person singular simple present diapers, present participle diapering, simple past and past participle diapered)

  1. To put diapers on someone.
    Diapering a baby is something you have to learn fast.
  2. To draw flowers or figures, as upon cloth.
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      If you diaper on folds.



  • Piedra, aperid, paired, pardie, piedra, repaid

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old French dyapre.



  1. Alternative form of dyaper

Etymology 2

From Old French diaprer.



  1. Alternative form of dyapren

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to put a nappy on.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)