Pronunciation: (dī'pur, dī'u-pur),[key] —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 dia'per cloth". a linen or cotton fabric with a woven pattern of small, constantly repeated figures, as diamonds.
3. Also called dia'per pat"tern. such a pattern, originally used in the Middle Ages in weaving silk and gold.
—v.t. 1. to put a diaper on.
2. to ornament with a diaperlike pattern.