From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Babies
diaperdi‧a‧per /ˈdaɪəpə $ ˈdaɪpər/ noun [countable] DHB American English a piece of soft cloth or soft paper that is put between a baby’s legs and fastened around its waist to hold liquid and solid waste SYN nappy British English I changed her diaper.
Examples from the Corpus
diaperA diaper design was then card-wired on to the shell using a template and a straight-edge.Many roads are littered with fast food containers, diapers, wrecked and / or stolen cars, and animals.We are a people who have decided to deny diapers to babies with bare bottoms.She was wearing a disposable diaper.We certainly can not afford to give away vouchers for medicine, for No. 2 pencils, for diapers.Miss Vicki was twisted around pulling at her diaper.The columns and arches are painted in diaper and other patterns in indian red, black and white.What seductions, what family quarrels, what diaper changes?changed ... diaperThey change diapers and mix bottles for infants crying in the middle of the night when no one else is around.When anyone tried to brush her hair, give her a bath, or change her diaper, it hurt.When daughter Tiffany was born, Olson became adept at changing diapers with one hand.He did all the fatherly duties, he changed diapers.I played with him, I carried him around the garden, I changed his diapers and bathed him in the sink.He bathed them, changed their diapers, and willingly helped, then and now, with every aspect of child care.
Origin diaper (1300-1400) Old French diapre fine cloth, from Medieval Greek diapras pure white