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pl.n. Informal

[Shortening and alteration of pajamas, pl. of pajama.]


pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) slang pyjamas


(ˈdʒæm iz)

n. (used with a pl. v.) Informal.
[1970–75; jam- (shortening of pajamas) + -ie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jammies - (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or loungingjammies - (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers
nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear - garments designed to be worn in bed
sleeper - pajamas with feet; worn by children
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something to read (Oor Willie or the Broons) and everyone gets a Christmas jumper or new pair of jammies don't they?
IT'S Thursday evening; boys have been bathed, jammies have been donned, we've all but said 'goodnight' when wee Bruce announces that he needs a dozen homemade cakes to take to school the next day.
And if she gets changed into jammies, how does she do it?
He's even started shooing me out of the room when he's getting changed into his jammies.
The dress code for your sleepover, therefore, is cute and kooky jammies.
pajama party, the guests arrived in their favourite pair of jammies.
The panel of judges are well-known South African storytellers Jammies Jamneck, Nico Nel und Arno van Zyl.
Alisa was the voice for the recurring role on the Disney channel's critically acclaimed animated series The Proud Family as the bossy, but oh so loveable "La Cienega Boulevardes," as well as her newest animation project titled Da Jammies as Momo.
Kit is grateful for his quiet jammies and his bed, counting stars in his head, planning a wonderful space adventure for tomorrow.
28 ( ANI ): A Birmingham expert has found that working from home not only lets you stay in your jammies while you work, but it can actually help in harmonizing your personal and professional life.
I'm in my jammies ready to go to bed and he's out fixing the ice.
We go home, sit in our jammies and watch the X Factor," she laughs.