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night·gown

 (nīt′goun′)
n.
A loose garment worn in bed or for lounging. Also called nightdress.
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nightgown

(ˈnaɪtˌɡaʊn)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for nightdress
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a man's nightshirt
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night•gown

(ˈnaɪtˌgaʊn)

n.
1. a loose gown, worn in bed by women or children.
2. Archaic. dressing gown.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nightgown - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by womennightgown - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
intimate apparel, lingerie - women's underwear and nightclothes
nightcap - a cloth cap worn in bed
nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear - garments designed to be worn in bed
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Translations
ثَوبُ الْنَّومِثَوب النَّوْم للنِّساء
noční košile
natkjole
yöpaita
spavaćica
náttkjóll
ねまき
잠옷
nočná košeľa
nattlinne
ชุดนอน
váy ngủ

nightgown

[ˈnaɪtgaʊn] N (esp US) → camisón m de noche
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

nightgown

[ˈnaɪtgaʊn] n (US)chemise f de nuit
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

nightgown

[ˈnaɪtˌgaʊn] n (frm) → camicia da notte
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

night

(nait) noun
1. the period from sunset to sunrise. We sleep at night; They talked all night (long); He travelled by night and rested during the day; The days were warm and the nights were cool; (also adjective) He is doing night work.
2. the time of darkness. In the Arctic in winter, night lasts for twenty-four hours out of twenty-four.
ˈnightly adjective, adverb
every night. a nightly news programme; He goes there nightly.
ˈnight-club noun
a club open at night for drinking, dancing, entertainment etc.
ˈnightdress, ˈnightgown noun
a garment for wearing in bed.
ˈnightfall noun
the beginning of night; dusk.
ˈnightmare noun
a frightening dream. I had a nightmare about being strangled.
ˈnightmarish adjective
ˈnight-school noun
(a place providing) educational classes held in the evenings for people who are at work during the day.
ˈnight shift
1. (a period of) work during the night. He's on (the) night shift this week.
2. the people who work during this period. We met the night shift leaving the factory.
ˈnight-time noun
the time when it is night. Owls are usually seen at night-time.
ˌnight-ˈwatchman noun
a person who looks after a building etc during the night.
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nightgown

ثَوبُ الْنَّومِ noční košile natkjole Nachthemd νυχτικό camisón yöpaita chemise de nuit spavaćica camicia da notte ねまき 잠옷 nachthemd nattkjole koszula nocna camisa de noite, camisola ночная рубашка nattlinne ชุดนอน gecelik váy ngủ 女睡衣
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

nightgown

n. bata de dormir, camisa o camisón.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Or a night gown which he or she has been longing to change.
[I had on] night gown, I got to rush to take this cloth from the dirty cloth basket to [wear it], she says further.
An elderly woman said she was in her night gown when she heard a bang outside: "I got up and I looked out the blind and I thought what's all that light, then I saw the flash."
I recall how a schoolmate, who was a bed spacer, told us how, one night, his 78-year old landlady came knocking at his door in a flimsy night gown and saying, 'Pasensiya na anak, may mga babaeng sa edad namin ay meron pa ring makamundong pagnanasa.'
I opened the door and saw a man in a long white night gown with a red and white checkered table cloth on his head.
I managed to get her out of bed, which had caught fire, but her night gown was burning and I put it out with a wet towel.
OK, technically it is a nightie, but the raspberry silk Hollyhock Night Gown, with its gorgeous low back and diamante detailing, definitely deserves to be seen outside the bedroom and is reduced to PS230 from PS500 (BrandOutlet.com).
The participant showed keen interest in dresses including shalwar kameez, frocks, night gown, trouser shirts, gharare and kurte.
The prices start from QR45 for a night gown and go up to QR245 for a simple Turkish cotton frock, he said.
On the second floor, the first ARTINI X Dorian Ho night gown series is displayed, which brings Artini's classic and elegant design concept into the night gowns tactfully, projecting a gorgeous, glamorous and charming impression.