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

  • n. Chiefly British Variant of pajama.

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  • n. Attributive form of pyjamas

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In India and Persia, thin loose trowsers or drawers; in Europe and America, drawers worn at night, or a kind of nightdress with legs. Usually used in the plural. See pajamas.

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

  • 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


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  • I pass the same hopeless pyjamad cases in ghastly contraptions daily.

    - Peter Reading, C, 1984

    August 2, 2008