pajama definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A loose-fitting garment consisting of trousers and a shirt or top, worn for sleeping or lounging. Often used in the plural.
- Loose-fitting trousers worn in the Far East by men and women. Often used in the plural.
Origin: Hindi pāijāma, loose-fitting trousers : Persian pāī, leg (from Middle Persian; see ped- in Indo-European roots) + Persian jāmah, garment.
Variant of pajamas
- a pair of loose silk or cotton trousers worn originally in the Near East
- a loosely fitting sleeping or lounging suit consisting of top and trousers
Origin: Hindi pājāma ; from Persian pāi, a leg (; from Indo-European an unverified form ped-, foot) plush jāma, garment
- pajama adjective