pa·​ja·​ma | \ pə-ˈjä-mə How to pronounce pajama (audio) , -ˈja- How to pronounce pajama (audio) \

Definition of pajama

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Other Words from pajama

pajamaed \ pə-​ˈjä-​məd How to pronounce pajama (audio) , -​ˈja-​ \ adjective

Examples of pajama in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the men may have been wearing red plaid pajama bottoms. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, "Woman sounds horn, thwarts attempted carjacking: Lakewood Police Blotter," 3 Apr. 2021 Down duvets and pajama pants have also been popular with Shopping readers in the past couple of weeks. Ambar Pardilla, NBC News, "The best pillows of 2021: Buffy, Casper, Brooklinen and more," 1 Apr. 2021 A year ago, nobody wore pajama bottoms to a meeting. Beth Thames |, al, "I hugged someone today, and it was wonderful," 31 Mar. 2021 Old Navy’s lightweight pajama pants are machine-washable and made from a blend of modal, rayon and spandex. Shari Uyehara, NBC News, "Best women's pajamas in 2021: Target, Old Navy and more," 12 Mar. 2021 Fire department personnel who assisted in the rescue reported the man was found wearing pajama pants and a sweatshirt. Lawrence Andrea, The Indianapolis Star, "Connersville man rescued after 3 days in storm drain hiding from probation officer," 5 Mar. 2021 James was last seen wearing a red shirt with blue and red Batman pajama pants. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, "Middletown police search for missing 6-year-old," 1 Mar. 2021 As office happy hours have moved to Zoom and pajama pants have become standard working attire, however, one element from the pre-pandemic world needs to stay rigid and not relax in the slightest. Rhett Power, Forbes, "How Businesses Can Mitigate Security Risks In The COVID-19 Era," 28 Feb. 2021 This Stars Above pajama set includes a short-sleeve button down featuring a collar and chest pocket, as well as shorts. Shari Uyehara, NBC News, "Best women's pajamas in 2021: Target, Old Navy and more," 12 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of pajama

1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pajama

Hindi & Urdu pājāma, from Persian leg + jāma garment

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11 Apr 2021

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“Pajama.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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