Pajamas definition

pəjäməz, pəjaməz
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A loosely fitting sleeping or lounging suit consisting of top and trousers.
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Clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in, usually consisting of a loose-fitting shirt and pants/trousers.
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Loose-fitting trousers worn by both sexes in various southern Asian countries including India.
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A pair of loose silk or cotton trousers worn originally in the Near East.
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Origin of pajamas

  • From Urdu/Hindi پایجامه (pāyjāma) / पैजामा (payjāmā), from Persian پايجامه / پاجامه (pāyjāma / pājāma, “leg garment").

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