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napkin a piece of cloth or paper used to protect the clothing and to wipe the mouth and hands while eating. [2 definitions]
nappy3 a British word for a baby's underwear of soft cloth or paper folded between the legs and fastened at the waist. "Nappy" has the same meaning as "diaper."
narcissus a kind of plant that has yellow or white flowers and long, thin leaves. The narcissus grows from a bulb planted in the soil. Its flowers are shaped like a tube. [3 definitions]
narcotic a drug that causes a person to become sleepy or unconscious and that may be used as a medicine to dull pain or cause sleep. Narcotics can be dangerous when not used as a medicine and can become hard to give up.
narrate to tell the tale or give an account of; relate. [2 definitions]
narrative a story, description, or account of events.
narrator a person or character who tells a story.
narrow not wide or broad. [6 definitions]
NASA an United States organization that conducts space travel and research. "NASA" stands for "National Aeronautics and Space Administration."
nasal of the nose. [2 definitions]
nasturtium a kind of garden plant that grows close to the ground and has bright yellow, orange, or red flowers. Nasturtium leaves and flowers can be eaten.
nasty disgusting to sight, smell, or taste; foul or filthy. [3 definitions]
nation a people living in the same region of the world and having a common history, language, and culture. [2 definitions]
national of or having to do with an entire nation. [2 definitions]
nationalism devotion to one's own nation; desire for one's nation to be successful or independent; patriotism.
nationality the condition of belonging to a particular nation by having been born there or by becoming a citizen. [2 definitions]
nationwide throughout or over the entire nation. [2 definitions]
native being the place of birth or origin. [6 definitions]
Native American a member of any of the peoples who have lived in North America, South America, or Central America since the time before the Europeans arrived.
NATO a group of nations that have promised to defend each other in times of need. "NATO" stands for "North Atlantic Treaty Organization." The United States, Canada, Turkey, and many European nations are members of NATO.
natural of or produced by nature; not made by humans. [7 definitions]