pajamas definition

  • noun:
    • garments for using to sleep and sleeping in, usually consisting of a loose-fitting clothing and pants/trousers.
    • Loose-fitting pants donned by both sexes in various south parts of asia including Asia.
  • noun-plural:
    • initially, in Asia, loose drawers or trousers, like those worn, tied towards waist, by Mohammedan both women and men; by extension, the same apparel adopted among Europeans, Americans, etc., for use in dressing room and during sleep; additionally, a suit composed of drawers and a loose upper apparel for these types of wear.
  • others:
    • Loose compartments or trousers, typically of silk or silk and cotton, tied up around the waist with a cord, utilized by both sexes in Asia, and adopted from Mohammedans by Europeans as a chamber apparel.

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