Nightdress Night"dress`, n. A nightgown. [1913 Webster]

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  • nightdress — ► NOUN ▪ a light, loose garment worn by a woman or girl in bed …   English terms dictionary

  • nightdress — [nīt′dres΄] n. 1. NIGHTGOWN 2. NIGHTCLOTHES …   English World dictionary

  • nightdress — UK [ˈnaɪtˌdres] / US noun [countable] Word forms nightdress : singular nightdress plural nightdresses British a piece of clothing like a loose dress, worn by a woman or girl to sleep in …   English dictionary

  • nightdress — noun A nightgown; female attire designed to be worn to bed. She was too modest to come downstairs dressed only in her nightdress …   Wiktionary

  • nightdress — [[t]na͟ɪtdres[/t]] nightdresses N COUNT A nightdress is a sort of loose dress that a woman or girl wears in bed. [BRIT] (in AM, use nightgown) …   English dictionary

  • nightdress — noun Date: circa 1714 1. nightgown 2. nightclothes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nightdress — /nuyt dres /, n. 1. nightclothes. 2. a nightgown. [1705 15; NIGHT + DRESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • nightdress — night|dress [ˈnaıtdres] n a piece of clothing, like a thin dress, that a woman wears in bed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nightdress — night|dress [ naıt,dres ] noun count a piece of clothing like a loose dress, worn by a woman or girl to sleep in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nightdress — n. gown worn to bed, nightshirt …   English contemporary dictionary

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