nightshirt

noun night·shirt \ ˈnīt-ˌshərt \
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of nightshirt

: a nightgown resembling a shirt

Examples of nightshirt in a Sentence

  1. preferred nightshirts over pajama sets

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First Known Use of nightshirt

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NIGHTSHIRT Defined for English Language Learners

nightshirt

Definition of nightshirt for English Language Learners

  • : a long, loose shirt that you wear in bed


NIGHTSHIRT Defined for Kids

nightshirt

noun night·shirt \ ˈnīt-ˌshərt \

Definition of nightshirt for Students

: a long loose shirt worn in bed


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