Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Informal Pajamas.

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  • abbr. pyjamas

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  • n. (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers

Etymologies

p(a)j(ama)s, pl. of pajama.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • My supervisor sent me a message about something at uni and i had to reply i was still in PJs and trying to work up the effort to bundle up and walk to varsity.

    Rain go away

  • Deliberate choices and preferences are the most distinct and frequently separate PJs from the pack.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The camera used by most PJs is a digital SLR (single-lens reflex), also called a dit.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Competitions with 15 similarly-qualified candidates are also unlikely to be covered because only one hole exists in the paper per election category and the number of PJs is always limited.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • He follows that suspect passage with this one: "Losing to Third Worlders in PJs led Americans to decades of relative humility, self-examination and takikng the moral high ground in conflicts such as Haiti and Kosovo."

    Walk-Outs, Protests Today at cvillenews.com

  • He follows that suspect passage with this one: “Losing to Third Worlders in PJs led Americans to decades of relative humility, self-examination and takikng the moral high ground in conflicts such as Haiti and Kosovo.”

    Walk-Outs, Protests Today at cvillenews.com

  • I intend to stay in PJs because if I get dressed I'm going to wander off and get nothing done.

    August 20th, 2001

  • The two young white men encounter two black youths from the "PJs" -- the projects -- out for their own diverting night of "juxing heads," or armed robbery.

    Bonfire 2.0

  • Bergdorf Blondes rhapsodized, riffing on "PJs" - private jets, which take off and land there.

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  • Slipping on the PJs is a signal to your body: time to shut down!

    Arianna Huffington: Sleep Challenge 2010: The Good, the Bad and the Coffee

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