Definitions for: Pajamas


[n] loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers
[n] lightweight trousers worn in various Eastern countries



Webster (1913) Definition: Pa*ja"mas, n. pl. [Hind. p[=a]-j[=a]ma, p[=a]ej[=a]ma,
lit., leg closing.]
Originally, in India, loose drawers or trousers, such as
those worn, tied about the waist, by Mohammedan men and
women; by extension, a similar garment adopted among
Europeans, Americans, etc., for wear in the dressing room and
during sleep; also, a suit consisting of drawers and a loose
upper garment for such wear.

Synonyms: jammies, pj's, pyjamas

See Also: lounging pajamas, lounging pyjamas, nightclothes, nightwear, pants, sleepers, trousers

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