nighty

[ nahy-tee ]
/ ˈnaɪ ti /
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noun, plural night·ies.

Definition for nighty (2 of 2)

nightie

or night·y

[ nahy-tee ]
/ ˈnaɪ ti /

noun Informal.

Origin of nightie

First recorded in 1890–95; night(gown) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for nighty

nightie

nighty

/ (ˈnaɪtɪ) /

noun plural nighties

informal short for nightdress
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Word Origin and History for nighty

nightie


n.

1871, short for nightgown; originally a children's word.

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