pajama
Pyjama Py*ja"ma, n. [Hind. p[=a]e-j[=a]ma, literally, leg clothing.] In India and Persia, thin loose trowsers or drawers; in Europe and America, drawers worn at night, or a kind of nightdress with legs. Usually used in the plural. See {pajamas}. [Written also {paijama} {pajama}.] [Chiefly British variant of {pajama}.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • pajama — /peuh jah meuh, jam euh/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling pajamas: a pajama top; a lounging outfit with pajama pants. [see PAJAMAS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • pajama — noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu pājāma, from Persian pā leg + jāma garment Date: 1883 pajamas • pajamaed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pajama — 2 pajamà (dial.) sf. (3b) laikas, kai mėnulis iš priešpilnio pereina į pilnatį: Žirnius reik sėti į pãjamą, kad geriau megztų Pd …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • pajama — pÉ™ dʒæmÉ™ / dʒæm n. clothes worn while sleeping; loose fitting pants that are made of cotton or silk and are worn by men and women in countries such as India and Turkey (generally used in the plural form: pajamas) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pajama — pa·ja·ma …   English syllables

  • pajama — pa•ja•ma [[t]pəˈdʒɑ mə, ˈdʒæm ə[/t]] adj. clo of, pertaining to, or resembling pajamas • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • pajama — noun 1. a pair of loose trousers tied by a drawstring around the waist; worn by men and women in some Asian countries • Syn: ↑pyjama • Hypernyms: ↑trouser, ↑pant 2. (usually plural) loose fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a …   Useful english dictionary

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