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[puh-jah-muh, -jam-uh] /pəˈdʒɑ mə, -ˈdʒæm ə/
of, relating to, or resembling pajamas:
a pajama top; a lounging outfit with pajama pants.
Origin of pajama
See origin at pajamas Unabridged
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  • He read it three times, until he knew it by heart, and he slept with it in the pocket of his pajama coat.

    The Breaking Point Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Let snatched up his pajama bottoms first, and ran to the door second.

    Captives of the Flame Samuel R. Delany
  • I fastened it with a pin into the pocket of my pajama jacket.

    The Portal of Dreams Charles Neville Buck
  • Finally Let slipped out of his pajama pants and into the suit.

    Captives of the Flame Samuel R. Delany
  • As the sun rose higher, Duncan ripped his pajama trousers in halves and fashioned them into two rude turbans.

    The Night-Born Jack London
Word Origin and History for pajama

see pajamas.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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