- A loose-fitting garment consisting of trousers and a shirt or top, worn for sleeping or lounging.
- Loose-fitting trousers worn in South and Southeast Asia by men and women.
Origin of pajamaHindi pāyjāmā, pāyjāmā, loose-fitting trousers and Urdu pāyjāma, pāyjāma, loose-fitting trousers, from Persian pāyjāma, pāyjāma : pāy, pā, foot, leg (from Middle Persian pāy, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots) + jāma, 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 of pajamasHindi pājāma ; from Persian pāi, a leg (; from Indo-European an unverified form ped-, foot) + jāma, garment