nightgown

noun night·gown \ ˈnīt-ˌgau̇n \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of nightgown

1 archaic : dressing gown
2 : a loose garment for wear in bed

Examples of nightgown in a Sentence

  1. decided to buy a flannel nightgown instead of pajamas

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First Known Use of nightgown

15th century

nightgown Synonyms


NIGHTGOWN Defined for English Language Learners

nightgown

noun

Definition of nightgown for English Language Learners

  • : a loose dress that is worn in bed especially by women and girls


NIGHTGOWN Defined for Kids

nightgown

noun night·gown \ ˈnīt-ˌgau̇n \

Definition of nightgown for Students

: a loose garment worn in bed


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