Recent Examples of nightie from the Web
And what could be lazier — or, in fashion-girl speak, effortless — than stepping out in your nightie?
Clothing from nighties to hoodies fill the front of the store, with racks of lotions, party games and smoking supplies interspersed.
First came floor-length shirt dresses as pure as nuns’ nighties and then with ruffles at the side (aside from Ms. Sander, there were echoes of Yohji Yamamoto in this collection).
Then up the curtain went again, to reveal … a barefoot girl standing on a swing in an angelic silken nightie with a long blond braid trailing down her back and lacy sleeves like wings.
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NIGHTIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nightie for English Language Learners
; especially : a sexy and often short nightgown that is worn by women
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