nightclothes
noun plural Date: 1602 garments for wear in bed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nightclothes — ightclothes n. garments designed to be worn in bed, such as {pyjamas}, a {nightgown}, etc. Syn: nightwear. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nightclothes — [nīt′klōthz΄, nīt′klōz΄] pl.n. clothes to be worn in bed, as pajamas: also night clothes …   English World dictionary

  • nightclothes — noun Clothing worn while sleeping in bed, such as pyjamas or a nightgown, and when worn over nightclothes, a robe. The disturbance brought out many of the neighbors in their nightclothes …   Wiktionary

  • nightclothes — [[t]na͟ɪtkloʊðz[/t]] N PLURAL Nightclothes are clothes that you wear in bed …   English dictionary

  • nightclothes — /nuyt klohz , klohdhz /, n.pl. garments for wearing in bed, as pajamas or nightgowns. [1595 1605; NIGHT + CLOTHES] * * * …   Universalium

  • nightclothes — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. nightgown or shirt, pajamas, robe de nuit, nightie (inf.), PJ s (inf.). See clothing …   English dictionary for students

  • nightclothes — night|clothes [ˈnaıtkləuðz, kləuz US klou ] n [plural] clothes that you wear in bed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nightclothes — night|clothes [ naıt,klouðz ] noun plural clothes that you wear to sleep in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nightclothes — n. clothes worn to bed; pajamas; nightgown …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nightclothes — plural noun clothes worn in bed …   English new terms dictionary

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