• synonyms
British Dictionary definitions for pyjama


US pajama

noun (modifier)
  1. of or forming part of pyjamaspyjama top
  2. requiring pyjamas to be worna pyjama party
See also pyjamas
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Examples from the Web for pyjama

Historical Examples

  • I raised the syringe, and bade him put back the sleeve of his pyjama.

    Hurricane Island

    H. B. Marriott Watson

  • There was another form leaning on the gangway, pyjama'd, like myself.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut

    Charles W. L. Bryde

  • Mary fiddled uneasily with the bottom button of her pyjama jacket.

    Crome Yellow

    Aldous Huxley

  • The door opened, and the head of Hugh John appeared, his hair all on end and his pyjama jacket open at the neck.

  • That was probably due to a button that I had sewn on to the neck of my pyjama jacket by the uncertain light of dubbin oil!

    The Secrets of a Kuttite

    Edward O. Mousley