pyjamas

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English[edit]

A girl (and a doll) wearing pyjamas

Noun[edit]

pyjamas (plural only)

  1. British standard spelling of pajamas (clothes for sleeping in).
    • 1973, John Clucas Cannell, The Secrets of Houdini, Dover Publications, US, page 231:
      The performer opens one of the small drawers and takes out two sets of pyjamas.
    • 2007, Ann Brashares, Summers of the Sisterhood: Forever in Blue, page 178:
      She wasn′t sure if Lena looked more surprised by her clobbering hug or the sight of her pyjamas on the bright New York City sidewalk.
  2. British standard spelling of pajamas (loose trousers worn by men and women in the Far East).
    • 2010, Lucy Norris, Recycling Indian Clothing: Global Contexts of Reuse and Value, Indiana University Press, page 34:
      They too revert to simpler, non-western clothes—saris, dhotis, and pyjamas.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English pyjamas

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pyjaːmas/, [pʰyˈjæːmas]

Noun[edit]

pyjamas c (singular definite pyjamassen, plural indefinite pyjamasser or pyjamas)

  1. pajamas, pyjamas

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

pyjamas m pl

  1. plural form of pyjama

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pyjamas.

Noun[edit]

pyjamas mpl

  1. pyjamas

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pyjamas c

  1. a pyjamas

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