diaper


diaper
01. When my daughter was a baby, my husband and I always took turns changing her [diapers].
02. We don't use disposable [diapers] because they're too wasteful; we use cotton ones.
03. When I have kids, I will help my wife change our babies' [diapers].
04. The baby is crying. You'd better change her [diaper].
05. Can you please change the baby? Her [diaper] is wet.
06. Could you please change the baby's [diaper] while I make her something to eat?
07. Her grandfather has to wear a sort of adult [diaper] because he can't go to the bathroom without help, and sometimes she doesn't get to him in time.
08. Jeff Foxworthy once joked that changing a [diaper] is a lot like getting a present from your grandmother - you're not sure what you've got, but you're pretty sure you're not going to like it.
09. Marshall McLuhan once joked, "[Diaper] backward spells repaid. Think about it."
10. James Fennel once said that politicians are like [diapers]. They both need changing regularly, and for the same reason.
11. When my children were babies, we got a service that would deliver clean [diapers] to our door twice a week and take away the dirty [diapers] to wash them at the same time.
12. My father is getting old and has to wear a kind of adult [diaper] because he's sometimes unable to control himself.
13. Americans throw 20 billion disposable [diapers] in the garbage every year.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • diaper — [dī′pər, dī′ə pər] n. [ME < OFr diapre, diaspre, kind of ornamented cloth < ML diasprum, flowered cloth, altered (after dia , DIA , because of ML pronun. of initial j ) < jaspis < L iaspis, JASPER] 1. a) Archaic cloth or fabric with a …   English World dictionary

  • Diaper — 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. [1913 Webster] Engarlanded and diapered With in wrought flowers. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diaper — Di a*per (d[imac] [.a]*p[ e]r), 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)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diaper — Di a*per, v. i. To draw flowers or figures, as upon cloth. If you diaper on folds. Peacham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diaper — (engl., spr. Deiäper), geblümte, damastartige Linnen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Diaper — (engl. Deiäpr), geblümte, damastartige Leinwand …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • diaper — mid 14c., fabric with a repeated pattern of figures, from O.Fr. diaspre ornamental cloth; flowered, patterned silk cloth, perhaps via M.L. diasprum from Medieval Gk. diaspros thoroughly white, or perhaps white interspersed with other colors, from …   Etymology dictionary

  • diaper — ► NOUN 1) N. Amer. a baby s nappy. 2) a fabric woven in a pattern of small diamonds. 3) a repeating geometrical pattern. ► VERB 1) N. Amer. put a nappy on (a baby). 2) decorate with a repeating geometrical pattern …   English terms dictionary

  • Diaper — Nappy redirects here. For other uses, see Nappy (disambiguation) and Diaper (disambiguation). For the geological term, see diapir. Disposable baby diaper with resealable tapes and elasticated leg cuffs …   Wikipedia

  • diaper — /duy peuhr, duy euh peuhr/, n. 1. a piece of cloth or other absorbent material folded and worn as underpants by a baby not yet toilet trained. 2. Also called diaper cloth. a linen or cotton fabric with a woven pattern of small, constantly… …   Universalium