nightshirt

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noun night·shirt \ˈnīt-ˌshərt\

Definition of nightshirt

  1. :  a nightgown resembling a shirt

Examples of nightshirt in a Sentence

  1. preferred nightshirts over pajama sets

First Known Use of nightshirt

1657


NIGHTSHIRT Defined for English Language Learners

nightshirt

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Definition of nightshirt for English Language Learners

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


NIGHTSHIRT Defined for Kids

nightshirt

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noun night·shirt \ˈnīt-ˌshərt\

Definition of nightshirt for Students

  1. :  a long loose shirt worn in bed



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