Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as pajamas.
- n. chiefly British Clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in, usually consisting of a loose-fitting jacket and trousers.
- n. Loose-fitting trousers worn in the Far East by both sexes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A garment, similar to the Oriental pyjama (which see), adopted among Europeans, Americans, and other Occidentals, for wear in the dressing room and during sleep; also, a suit of drawers and blouse for such wear.
- From the Persian/Urdu پايجامه ("leg garment") via Hindi पैजामा. (Wiktionary)
“Pyjamas – Canadian winters demand warm pyjamas, and I do believe the penguin pyjamas that my husband so romantically picked up for me last year, are now past their prime.”
“When we're not sensually crumbling a Flake, enjoying some feminine "me-time", we're heartbroken in pyjamas, spooning chocolate ice cream into our communal mouths.”
“I love the days I can sloth about in pyjamas and not leave the house, and being sick is a brilliant excuse.”
“Well, then let me introduce you to my lovely (hideous) penguin pyjamas (try hard not to dream about me).”
“At the wheel of his Jaguar, still dressed in pyjamas, Gordon hurtled down the A12.”
“Merely in pyjamas I headed for the poop, Possum wailing dismally at my desertion.”
“Spending the day in pyjamas and slippers can give your mind the message that you are going to be casual, and your job suffers from a casual approach all day.”
“Everyone hates Zope ... poor Jim Fulton pyjamas is very interesting”
“Congratulations on both your lovely new pairs of satin pyjamas!”
“In the background, this time to the right of the central figure, just visible under the body of "orange pyjamas" is the photographer seen in the previous frame.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘pyjamas’.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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Culturally defined terms and expressions from the four corners of the world
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words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Looking for tweets for pyjamas.