Clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in, usually consisting of a loose-fitting shirt and pants/trousers.
Loose-fitting trousers worn by both sexes in various southern Asian countries including India.
Origin: From the پايجامه via / पैजामा.
Pajamas in US English, spelt pyjamas in British English, often shortened to PJs or jammies, can refer to several related types of clothing. The original pāijāma are loose, lightweight trousers fitted with drawstring waistbands and worn in South and West Asia by both sexes. In many English-speaking nations, pyjamas are loose-fitting, two-piece garments derived from the original garment and worn chiefly for sleeping, but sometimes also for lounging, also by both sexes. More generally, pajamas may refer to several garments, for both daywear and nightwear, derived from traditional pajamas and involving variations of style and material. The word pyjama or pajama, which originally derives from the Persian word پايجامه, was incorporated into the English language during the British Raj through the Hindustani language.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
The numerical value of pajamas in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of pajamas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's a good day to stay home and blog in your pajamas.
Coats and pajamas are a mainstay, as well as Halloween costumes and fun holiday wear.
A lot of kids wear Superman pajamas to bed. Well, Superman wears Chuck Norris pajamas. And Chuck Norris wears Jim DeMint pajamas.
The first step is me alone in front of a white piece of paper, i need to be in my pajamas or something like that, very comfortable.
I mean, I just got out of the shower one day and I was in my pajamas laying in bed and I was like kind of preaching to myself, so I posted it, next thing I know I'm on 'Good Morning America' talking about it.
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