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pajama

[puh-jah-muh, -jam-uh]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling pajamas: a pajama top; a lounging outfit with pajama pants.

Origin of pajama

see origin at pajamas
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Examples from the Web for pajama

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Let snatched up his pajama bottoms first, and ran to the door second.

    Captives of the Flame

    Samuel R. Delany

  • When he couldn't open it, he whirled around and pulled on his pajama pants.

    Captives of the Flame

    Samuel R. Delany

  • Finally Let slipped out of his pajama pants and into the suit.

    Captives of the Flame

    Samuel R. Delany

  • After your pajama and knickerbocker stunt I'm braced for anything.

  • Because there's a pajama suit under that chair and it's been worn!

    In And Out

    Edgar Franklin


Word Origin and History for pajama

see pajamas.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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