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jimjams

(ˈdʒɪmˌdʒæmz)
pl n
1. (Psychiatry) a slang word for delirium tremens
2. a state of nervous tension, excitement, or anxiety
3. informal pyjamas
[C19: whimsical formation based on jam1]

jim•jams

(ˈdʒɪmˌdʒæmz)

n. (used with a pl. v.) Slang.
1. jitters.
[1540–50; compound based on jam1.]
Translations

jimjams

1 [ˈdʒɪmdʒæmz] NPLdelírium m tremens
it gives me the jimjamsme horripila, me da grima

jimjams

2 [ˈdʒɪmdʒæmz] NPL (baby talk) → pijama msing, piyama msing (LAm)

jimjams

pl (Brit inf)
(inf: = pyjamas) → Pyjama m
(sl: = nervousness) it gives me the jimjamsda kriege ich Muffensausen (inf)
(sl, = the creeps) he gives me the jimjamsbei dem kriege ich das große Grausen (inf)
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I fully agree, but I also confess to enjoying a good wallow in my jimjams when suffering from that terrible ailment of manflu, surrounding myself in bed with tissues, medicines and theatrical moans as I manfully try to pass the time watching Netflix.
JimJams Hazelnut Chocolate Spread was invented by a mum shocked at how much added sugar there was in regular chocolate spreads.
SHOCKED at the amount of sugar in breakfast spreads, mum-of-two Kellie Bath launched Jimjams with her husband, Kevin.
You can settle into a routine, squash about on the sofa routine, squash about on the sofa and eat your dinner wearing you and eat your dinner wearing you jimjams.
If, however, you opt for the jimjams or a fluffy pair of slippers you're staying in aren't you?
And Steve's lack of swearing, crying and wetting his jimjams at waking up on what resembled the set of the movie 28 Days Later certainly didn't help dissuade those who suspected the show had been staged.
Ogden the Ogre has grown portly; 'his jimjams had grown far too short and too tight'.
What, so everyone else has to grin and bear it but Whitehall's finest get to lounge about in their jimjams till noon sending a few emails but mostly enjoying a nice long summer break with their kids?
The sexiest thing I do is watch Newsnight in my jimjams.
The JimJams - featuring Gene Perry (trumpet, bass), Guy Mayes (percussion) and Jim Hallwyer (keyboards) - are raising funds for a college scholarship fund for military families.
There is a stripy one that buttons almost all the way to the top in December, but I have a strong suspicion that this may be his jimjams.