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Clothes, such as pajamas or a nightgown, worn in bed. Also called nightclothes, nightdress, nightwear.
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clothes worn for sleeping in
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garments, as nightgowns or pajamas, worn for sleeping or at bedtime.
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|Noun||1.||sleepwear - 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
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