nightclothes


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night·clothes

 (nīt′klōz′, -klōthz′)
pl.n.
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nightclothes

(ˈnaɪtˌkləʊðz)
pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) clothes worn in bed
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night•clothes

(ˈnaɪtˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz)

n.pl.
garments for wearing in bed, as pajamas or nightgowns.
[1595–1605]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nightclothes - garments designed to be worn in bednightclothes - garments designed to be worn in bed
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
nightdress, nightgown, nightie, night-robe, gown - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
nightshirt - nightclothes worn by men
jammies, pj's, pyjama, pajama - (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Translations

nightclothes

[ˈnaɪtˌkləʊðz] Nropa fsing de dormir
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

nightclothes

[ˈnaɪtkləʊðz] nplvêtements mpl de nuit
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

nightclothes

[ˈnaɪtˌkləʊðz] npl (pyjamas) → pigiama m; (nightdress) → camicia da notte
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
There stood old Jaffrey Pyncheon, in his nightclothes! The surprise of such a discovery, his agitation, alarm, and horror, brought on the crisis of a disorder to which the old bachelor had an hereditary liability; he seemed to choke with blood, and fell upon the floor, striking his temple a heavy blow against the corner of a table.
After returning to the gutted hotel, Miss Southan, who was still in her nightclothes, said: "All my money will have burned.
"I had my nightclothes on," said Maher, who now lives in the Holland area in western Michigan.
The quake caused buildings to sway violently in Mexico's capital more than 650 miles away, and people still wearing nightclothes fled into the streets, gathering in frightened groups.
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She was on her own, in her nightclothes and was holding one of those bubble-packs of medication.
"Some were still in their nightclothes and some didn't have any shoes or slippers on."
Is it right to ban people from wearing nightclothes outdoors?
Only my own reflection tearing past, faint ghost in nightclothes, wind-flower, swift in its veins as lightning / and as white, echo fracturing.
Many homes have been inundated and people have been wandering around in their nightclothes after being forced to leave their beds.
WE all have bedtime rituals which help us to unwind and gently ease into a relaxing slumber.Slipping into the right nightclothes adds to the feeling of comfort and well-being and La Vie en Rose has just launched its autumn/winter collections featuring cozy sleep and lounge-wear to add to your essential Zzzzz routine.
And in fairness, nightclothes or not, the nightie was more than what the 26-year-old usually wears.