Meaning of “pyjamas” in the English Dictionary

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"pyjamas" in British English

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pyjamasnoun [ plural ]

UK US pajamas uk /pɪˈdʒɑː.məz/ us /pɪˈdʒɑː.məz/

B2 mainly UK soft, loose clothing that is worn in bed and consists of trousers and a type of shirt:

I need a new pair of pyjamas.

More examples

  • blue and white striped pyjamas
  • flannelette/silk pyjamas

(Definition of “pyjamas” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)