nightclothes


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night·clothes

 (nīt′klōz′, -klōthz′)
pl.n.

nightclothes

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

night•clothes

(ˈnaɪtˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz)

n.pl.
garments for wearing in bed, as pajamas or nightgowns.
[1595–1605]
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
Translations

nightclothes

[ˈnaɪtˌkləʊðz] Nropa fsing de dormir

nightclothes

[ˈnaɪtkləʊðz] nplvêtements mpl de nuit

nightclothes

[ˈnaɪtˌkləʊðz] npl (pyjamas) → pigiama m; (nightdress) → camicia da notte
References in periodicals archive ?
Many homes have been inundated and people have been wandering around in their nightclothes after being forced to leave their beds.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) also spoke to family members who had found their relatives dressed in other people's nightclothes and hearing aids missing on more than one occasion.
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.
Distraught Martin and Violet Coyne were evicted by bailiffs at dawn yesterday and forced to wear nightclothes to court in a case branded "disgusting".
And in fairness, nightclothes or not, the nightie was more than what the 26-year-old usually wears.
When the teenage daughter of the owner heard him and went outside in her nightclothes, he accelerated, narrowly missing her, the Recorder said.
He also said that loose-fitting nightclothes (in cotton or silk) are more effective than sleeping naked, as natural fibres absorb moisture from skin.
Neighbours in nightclothes scrabbled among the debris and found the man lying on a mattress and covered by a door.
A FAMILY-OF-FIVE have been left with nothing but the nightclothes they were wearing after fire devastated their home.
I have three granddaughters whose ages range from 15 to 23 and they would be mortified if anyone suggested they went out in their nightclothes.
Crew roused the man, who admitted he had drunk several beers and claimed he mistook the suit for nightclothes in the dark.
Ahmadi was holding the kitchen door shut but Mr Elgie managed to drag her out of the house in Waverley Street and an hour later she was seen standing on the bridge in her nightclothes, said Mr Newcombe.