nightdress

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night·dress

 (nīt′drĕs′)
n.
1. See nightgown.
2. See sleepwear.

nightdress

(ˈnaɪtˌdrɛs)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) Brit a loose dress worn in bed by women. Also called: nightgown or nightie

night•clothes

(ˈnaɪtˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz)

n.pl.
garments for wearing in bed, as pajamas or nightgowns.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nightdress - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by womennightdress - 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
Translations
noční košile
natkjole
yöpaita
spavaćica
hálóing
náttkjóll
ねまき
잠옷
nočná košeľa
spalna srajca
nattlinne
ชุดนอน
váy ngủ

nightdress

[ˈnaɪtdres] N (esp Brit) → camisón m de noche

nightdress

[ˈnaɪtdrɛs] n (British)chemise f de nuit

nightdress

[ˈnaɪtˌdrɛs] ncamicia da notte

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.

nightdress

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
References in classic literature ?
In the drawer behind her at that moment lay two new nightdresses that Milly for months had been vainly urging her mother to wear.
WHITE STUFF is launching its first childrenswear range - Stuff & Wonder, a 25-piece collection of PJs, dressing gowns, slippers and nightdresses.
Virtually overnight she went from having no running water or electricity to laying out matching nightdresses, slippers and robes for her glamorous new boss.
Total quantity or scope: The Trust anticipates expenditure in the region of 350,000 GBP per annum on its Bedding Linen & Textile requirements and has split this into four Lots, Lot 1 Sheets & Pillowcases, Lot 2 Blankets, Towels & Baby Wraps, Lot 3 Pyjama~s and Nightdresses, Lot 4 Occupational Clothing.
Milords International has donated 45 pairs of pyjamas and nightdresses to the Selly Park-based independent hospice, which cares for people across Birmingham and Sandwell.
Summary: "I have quit sandwiches for nightdresses," quips Lina Mroue, the woman behind the famous Lina's Sandwiches chain, who opened last week her new Aa"bedroom couture" store "Eve and Yves.
Liza, of Dalton, North Yorks, was stunned to find the law requires nightdresses and dressing gowns to be flame resistant but not pyjamas, because they are close fitting.
MEMORABILIA shop Past Times still produces 100 per cent cotton, lovely but nightmare-to-iron, Victorian-style cotton nightdresses.
Paul Burrell allegedly took in-timate family letters and photographs, ornaments - and even one of the Princess' nightdresses - in the months following her death.
Or, for the more conservative, you can pick from a tempting range of traditional nightdresses, stylish pyjamas, cosy gowns or shorts.
She then popped into another shop and looked at nightdresses.