American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A loose-fitting garment consisting of trousers and a jacket, worn for sleeping or lounging. Often used in the plural.
- n. Loose-fitting trousers worn in the Far East by men and women. Often used in the plural.
- n. a pair of loose trousers tied by a drawstring around the waist; worn by men and women in some Asian countries
- n. (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers
- Hindi pāijāma, loose-fitting trousers : Persian pāī, leg (from Middle Persian; see ped- in Indo-European roots) + Persian jāmah, garment. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“She probably uses them for dust rags, or maybe she gives them away to some girl who sleeps only in pajama bottoms.”
“Eight-year-old Bruno and his twelve-year-old sister Gretel find themselves alone with their mother in a cold, modernist estate-kept company only by soldiers, a stray inmate servant or two, far-off glimpses of "pajama" - clad "farmers," and a frequent plume of acrid, pungent black smoke.”
“not to mention such great moments in pajama journalism such as memogate!”
“I linked to an article in The Village Voice (hardly a right wing media outlet) in their article they listed some comments from some place called pajama media ...”
“(Perhaps she might also be interested in a little something we like to call pajama jeans?)”
“When I was in college, there was a guy known as the pajama man because he wore pajamas all the time.”
“_robe de chambre_, which the girls best liked to call a pajama, and now slipped her feet into a pair of little Turkish slippers, all toe and sole, and opening the communicating door, peered into the library.”
“Now I opine (I have stolen that word from Irvin) that under those circumstances, or something approximating them, such as pajama trousers, or the neglect to conceal that portion of a shirt not intended for the public eye, almost any man of my acquaintance would have made a wild bolt for the nearest bar, hissing like a teakettle.”
“One of the final class projects is an article of clothing, such as pajama pants or a skirt.”
“The endearing notion of interactive cultural democracy has always been a major selling-point of the internet: what I say is as valid as what you say, even if you can spell the word "pajama" better than me.”
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