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pl.n. Informal

[Shortening and alteration of pajamas, pl. of pajama.]
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pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) slang pyjamas
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(ˈdʒæm iz)

n. (used with a pl. v.) Informal.
[1970–75; jam- (shortening of pajamas) + -ie]
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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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