nappy nappy

Definition(s):

  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. (adj) (of hair) in small tight curls

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The woman who once dragged a cart of fat into a TV studio to dramatize her battles with obesity, the nappy-headed girl who grew up poor in Kosciusko, Miss.
  2. So Krauthammer got someone other than Fact Free Fred Hiatt to join the soiled nappy party.
  3. That's some nappy-headed hos there.

News

  1. Nappy Roots reschedules Strange Brew show

    Ninties alternative southern rappers Nappy Roots has cancelled their May 24 show at Strange Brew, 235 Wall St., Shreveport.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  2. This Startup Is Going To Save Me From Torture (And Also Tap A $9 Billion Black Hair Care Market)

    As an African-American girl growing up, I soon came to realize that dealing with my hair would never be easy. When I was much younger, my mom could hardly comb through my hair because it was so nappy. Braiding it seemed to be the only solution.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Business Insider

Quotes

  1. "Man, they got tattoos ...... That's some nappy headed hos there, I'm going to tell you that," Imus said.
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Don Imus Source: ESPN

  2. "Nappy Boy Digital is a dream come true for me. I'm excited about bringing music by new artists to people fresh out of the studio," said T-Pain commenting on the venture. "My life and career so far has been about breaking barriers and this...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: T Pain Source: DJBooth.net

  3. "He called them nappy-headed hos and they weren't hos," Hughley told Leno. "But there were some nappy-headed women on that team. Shut up, I'm gonna say it. I don't give a damn if you all like it or not. You know it's true. They were some of...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: DL Hughley Source: DiversityInc.com (subscription)

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