pyjamas


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pyjamas

(pəˈdʒɑːməz) or

pajamas

pl n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) loose-fitting nightclothes comprising a jacket or top and trousers
2. (Clothing & Fashion) full loose-fitting ankle-length trousers worn by either sex in various Eastern countries
3. (Clothing & Fashion) women's flared trousers or trouser suit used esp for leisure wear
[C19: from Hindi, from Persian pāi leg + jāmah clothing, garment]

pa•ja•mas

(pəˈdʒɑ məz, -ˈdʒæm əz)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
1. nightclothes consisting of loose-fitting trousers and a jacket.
2. loose trousers of silk, cotton, etc., orig. worn in India and parts of the Middle East.
Also, esp. Brit., pyjamas.
[1870–75; pl. of pajama < Hindi, variant of pāyjāma < Persian pāy leg + jāma garment]
pa•ja′maed, adj.
Translations
بِيجَامَةبيجامه، سِرْوال النَّوْم
pyžamo
pyjamas
pidžaama
yöpukupyjama
pidžama
pizsama
piyama
náttföt
パジャマ
파자마
pižama
pidžama
piżamapidżama
pyžamo
pižama
pyjamas
ชุดนอน
quần áo ngủ

pyjamas

[pɪˈdʒɑːməz] NPLpijama msing, piyama msing (LAm)
a pair of pyjamasun pijama

pyjamas

[pɪˈdʒɑːməz] npl (British)pyjama m
my pyjamas → mon pyjama
a pair of pyjamas → un pyjama
in one's pyjamas → en pyjama

pyjamas

, (US) pajamas
plSchlafanzug m, → Pyjama m

pyjamas

pa£jam£as (Am) [pəˈdʒɑːməz] nplpigiama msg
a pair of pyjamas → un pigiama
in one's pyjamas → in pigiama

pyjamas

(American) pajamas (pəˈdʒaːməz) noun plural
a suit for sleeping, consisting of trousers and a jacket. two pairs of pyjamas.

pyjamas

بِيجَامَة pyžamo pyjamas Schlafanzug πιτζάμες pijama yöpuku pyjama pidžama pigiama パジャマ 파자마 pyjama pyjamas piżama pijama пижама pyjamas ชุดนอน pijama quần áo ngủ 睡衣
References in classic literature ?
said the Governor, coming out in his pyjamas, "we'll be giving you capivi in another three months, my friend.
There was a Delhi embroidered waistcoat to slip over a milky white shirt, fastening to the right, ample and flowing; green pyjamas with twisted silk waist-string; and that nothing might be lacking, russia-leather slippers, smelling divinely, with arrogantly curled tips.
The Major was still looking at him quietly, but with protruding eyes, when the front door was flung open, releasing a flood of gaslight on the face of the fading mist; and another figure in pyjamas sprang or tumbled out into the garden.
I forget even that I am standing there in pyjamas, with on my feet nothing.
They were so excited that the first night they went to bed in what they could call a home they lay awake talking till three in the morning; and next day found lighting the fire and making their own coffee, which they had in pyjamas, such a jolly business that Philip did not get to Amitrano's till nearly eleven.
And Walter Merritt Emory won his desire of Michael against Doctor Masters; had his wife dine with him at Jules' that evening and took her to see Margaret Anglin in celebration of the victory; returned home at one in the morning, in his pyjamas went out to take a last look at Michael, and found no Michael.
stammered at my elbow one of the pilgrims,--a little fat man, with sandy hair and red whiskers, who wore side-spring boots, and pink pyjamas tucked into his socks.
Theobald on our mat; in a yellow Jaeger suit, with a chin as yellow jutting over the flaps that he had turned up to hide his pyjamas.
And he went leaping down the stairs, as other doors opened and Lord Amersteth and his son appeared simultaneously in their pyjamas.
It found a dozen young fellows on the settees in the billiard-room, drinking whiskey and soda-water in their overcoats and pyjamas, and still talking excitedly in one breath.
Bill was in bed when the bell rang, and received his late host in his pyjamas, wondering, as he did so, whether this was the New York custom, to foregather again after a party had been broken up, and chat till breakfast.
He nodded grotesquely over his raised legs, like two broomsticks in the pyjamas, with enormous bare feet at the end.