- a nightgown.
Origin of nightie
Related Words for nightielingerie, pajamas, wrapper, wrap, robe, nightdress, camisole, dishabille, teddy, peignoir, nightie, negligee, sleeper, nightshirt, nightwear, jammies, loungewear, PJs
Examples from the Web for nightie
Historical Examples of nightie
Never mind, Allyn, sister will come in a few minutes and put your nightie on.Teddy: Her Book
Anna Chapin Ray
Her nightie was a heap by her bed, the bed crumpled and empty.The Cricket
"It's my nightie," whispered Lottie, pointing to the bundle.The Mission of Janice Day
Helen Beecher Long
Every time I finish a nightie, it means another baby can have a bath.The Red Rugs of Tarsus
Helen Davenport Gibbons
But I wisht sombody'd give the girls a nightie or somethin' to wear.The Pathless Trail
Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
- informal short for nightdress
1871, short for nightgown; originally a children's word.