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View synonyms for nightclothes

nightclothes

[ nahyt-klohz, -klohthz ]

plural noun

  1. garments for wearing in bed, as pajamas or nightgowns.


nightclothes

/ ˈnaɪtˌkləʊðz /

plural noun

  1. clothes worn in bed


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Word History and Origins

Origin of nightclothes1

First recorded in 1595–1605; night + clothes

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Example Sentences

Somehow the girls and their mother manage to flee the house in their nightclothes.

The Colonel read the dispatch of Captain Duffield, sitting on his bed in his nightclothes.

Get your nightclothes, and whatever you want, and reverse the accustomed walk.

So at last the many children took off their nightclothes and put on their new dresses.

The many children who had gone to bed before the fire began had nothing to wear except their nightclothes.

She was sitting up and she looked ever so little in her nightclothes and ever so plain with her tightly braided red hair.

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