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 — (Linen) A fine quality of linen fabric formerly manufactured in the city of Ypres. It was highly esteemed in England in the 13th century. The peculiarity of the cloth of Ypres was, like that of Damascus, in the pattern; as the term to diaper is… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 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

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