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

  • Informal Pajamas.

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  • n. pajamas/pyjamas
  • n. Plural form of jammy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


Shortening and alteration of pajamas, pl. of pajama.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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