clothing for wearing in bed, consisting of usually loose-fitting pants or shorts and matching top: my favorite pair of flannel pajamas.
any clothing worn for sleeping or lounging: The only pajamas I brought are a pair of boxers and a T-shirt.
a jumpsuit or two-piece outfit with loose-fitting bottoms: beach pajamas.
loose-fitting trousers, usually of silk or cotton, worn in parts of Asia.
- Also especially British, py·jam·as .
- pa·ja·maed, adjective
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How to use pajamas in a sentence
“In Love & pajamas,” by Catana ChetwyndThis collection of comics, by the author of “Snug” and “Little Moments of Love,” is warm and fuzzy.
The company, which expanded its loungewear, pajamas and underwear lines during the pandemic, has doubled down on bold florals, bright colors and whimsical patterns to appeal to consumers who are ready to make a statement.
The married Texas Republican was photographed in ducky pajamas next to a lingerie model at a local bar in May 2009.Texas Congressman Sued Over "Wet Dreams" About Former Staffer | Ben Jacobs | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Oh let them in, Olga,” they suddenly heard the voice of Havel, who climbed out of bed in his pajamas.
He was dressed in traditional Indian white pajamas and dark brown sandals.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More | Gary Wright | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You'd imagined that they could slip into their metal shell as easily as you slipped in and out of your pajamas.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq | Nathan Bradley Bethea | August 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was lying on a hospital bed, on top of the sheets, and he was wearing beautiful new yellow pajamas.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death | Patricia Pearson | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In spite of being short, he was broad-shouldered and compact in plain gray evening pajamas.Security | Poul William Anderson
In pajamas and bathrobe, I stalked down the stairs and into the room that had once been a kitchen and now was Greco's laboratory.A Feast of Demons | William Morrison
Oh, yes, and he wants you to send him some new pajamas—only two or three pairs, and you're not to send him mauve ones.Happy House | Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
A sense of expectant fear gripped him as he lifted one of the hands to unbutton his pajamas.The Onslaught from Rigel | Fletcher Pratt
The officer found Balboa, dressed in a suit of pajamas engaged in superintending the roofing of a house.South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady
British Dictionary definitions for pajamas
the US spelling of pyjamas
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