pyjamas

[ puh-jah-muhz, -jam-uhz ]
/ pəˈdʒɑ məz, -ˈdʒæm əz /

noun (used with a plural verb)Chiefly British.

a variant of pajamas.

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British Dictionary definitions for pyjamas

pyjamas

US pajamas

/ (pəˈdʒɑːməz) /

pl n

loose-fitting nightclothes comprising a jacket or top and trousers
full loose-fitting ankle-length trousers worn by either sex in various Eastern countries
women's flared trousers or trouser suit used esp for leisure wear

Word Origin for pyjamas

C19: from Hindi, from Persian pāi leg + jāmah clothing, garment
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