Definition of nappy valley in English:

nappy valley


  • A relatively affluent district or neighbourhood inhabited by a large number of families with young children.

    ‘yummy mummies in nappy valley may be economizing, but they are still meeting for lunch and coffee on a regular basis’
    • ‘Back in "nappy valley" - where the baby-buggy count on Northcote Road reached 12 in one 100-yard stretch of pavement on a recent weekday morning - there is a definite pattern to the market.’
    • ‘The area is so popular with young middle-class families, due to its safe streets and good schools, that it has been dubbed "nappy valley".’
    • ‘We would pile the whole family including the baby into the microbus and spend hours touring the old and new 'nappy valleys' for a suitable home.’
    • ‘No wonder young families huddle together in Nappy Valleys: if they tried to live anywhere else they'd feel under siege.’
    • ‘The houses in 'nappy valley' (the area around Wandsworth Common popular with families) are still selling.’
    • ‘"If we create a 'nappy valley' in east London we will have succeeded," he said, referring to the popular description of areas attractive to affluent young parents.’
    • ‘Germany's population may be ageing, but not in Berlin's nappy valley.’
    • ‘Are bilingual parents making a difficult task even more difficult for those taking on the treacherous jungles of Nappy Valley?’
    • ‘We talked over multiple glasses of moreish red, answering innumerable questions about wedding plans from couples long hitched, on their way home to pay off the babysitter in Nappy Valley.’
    • ‘The young mums of south-west London must have cheered when this small café opened in Nappy Valley.’
    • ‘What I discovered reassured me so much that, in 1984, with my husband, David, we bought a neat four-bedroom terraced house for £90,000 in what had not yet become Nappy Valley.’
    • ‘A popular spot with the pram-pushing inhabitants of Nappy Valley, it's an enjoyable place to relax when the sun is out.’
    • ‘Walk the streets in this Teutonic "nappy valley" and you may have to fight your way through waves of yummy mummies on their bicycles, all with the obligatory toddler on the child seat at the back.’
    • ‘"So I started researching the market and after waiting for a property to come up in Northcote Road in the heart of nappy valley, was able to set up Pretty Pregnant."’