Definition of pyjamas noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(especially US English pajamas) (abbreviation pjs) noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɑːməz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæməz//
[plural] Clothes
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a loose jacket and trousers/pants worn in bed a pair of pyjamas See related entries: Clothes Word Originearly 19th cent.: from Urdu and Persian, from pāy ‘leg’ + jāma ‘clothing’.