noun, plural night·ies.
Definition for nighty (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for nighty
I got to thinking of accidents, and I thought how disagreeable it would be to turn out into the snow in my nighty.Between The Dark And The Daylight|William Dean Howells
The whole matter appeared so painful to them I covered up the offending "nighty" with my dressing-gown, and coughed.Red Hair|Elinor Glyn
Here once on a warm night Holly had appeared in her 'nighty,' having had a bad dream, to have the clutch of it released.The Forsyte Saga, Complete|John Galsworthy
And Araminta ran upstairs and got her nighty and her little flannel gown.
A faint fragrance of roses haunted the mysterious "nighty," filled the room, and mingled with Angela's dreams.The Port of Adventure|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for nighty
noun plural nighties
Word Origin and History for nighty
1871, short for nightgown; originally a children's word.