pajamas

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Two boys in pajamas.
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Urdu پایجامه (pāyjāma)/Hindi पैजामा (paijāmā), from Persian پايجامه / پاجامه (pāyjāma / pājāma, leg garment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pajamas pl (normally plural, singular pajama)

  1. Clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in, usually consisting of a loose-fitting shirt and pants/trousers.
  2. Loose-fitting trousers worn by both sexes in various southern Asian countries including India.

Usage notes[edit]

Pajamas is chiefly an American spelling; the rest of the English-speaking world uses pyjamas.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]