noun plural Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1973 pajamas 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jammies — [jam′ēz] pl.n. [(contr. < PAJAMAS) + IE (sense 1)] Informal PAJAMAS …   English World dictionary

  • jammies — noun pajamas/pyjamas I was just in my pajamas and slippers, and I blushed because she was looking at me. Then she whispered, Take off your jammies, and love me up good, Arlene. Please, I want you to …   Wiktionary

  • jammies — /jam eez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) Baby Talk. pajamas. [jam (by aphesis and shortening from PAJAMA) + Y2 + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • jammies — jam|mies [ˈdʒæmiz] n [plural] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: pajamas] AmE informal ↑pyjamas …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jammies — jam|mies [ dʒæmiz ] noun plural INFORMAL PAJAMAS. This word is used mainly by children …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jammies — n pl British pyjamas. A nursery term. Alternatives are jarmies and jim jams …   Contemporary slang

  • jammies — noun (plural) informal pyjamas …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • jammies — Noun. Pyjamas. Cf. jimjams …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • jammies — jam·mies …   English syllables

  • jammies — jam•mies [[t]ˈdʒæm iz[/t]] n. (used with a pl. v.) inf cvb sts pajamas • Etymology: 1970–75; jam (shortening of pajamas) + ie …   From formal English to slang

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