pyjama

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Noun[edit]

pyjama

  1. (UK) attributive form of pyjamas
    • 2009 February 12, Derick Chetty, “Proper attire for the bedroom”, Toronto Star:
      They [] have joined the pyjama parade, proposing sleepwear as outerwear as the new way to dress up for an evening of entertaining at home or on the town.

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Etymology[edit]

From English (19th century) pai jamahs "loose trousers tied at the waist, worn by Muslims in India", adopted by colonials, especially for nightwear, probably from Hindi पैजामा(pajama), itself from Persian پايجامه (paejamah) "leg clothing"

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Noun[edit]

pyjama m (plural pyjama's, diminutive pyjamaatje n)

  1. pyjamas, a matching set of light material trousers and vest for wearing to bed and sleeping in

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Finnish[edit]

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pyjama

  1. pyjamas

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French[edit]

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pyjama m (plural pyjamas)

  1. pyjamas

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