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

  • Clothes, such as pajamas or a nightgown, worn in bed. Also called nightdress, nightwear, sleepwear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Clothing worn while sleeping in bed, such as pyjamas or a nightgown, and when worn over nightclothes, a robe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. garments designed to be worn in bed, such as pyjamas, a nightgown, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Garments designed to be worn in bed.
  • Negligée or informal dress worn in the evening.

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

  • n. garments designed to be worn in bed


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