sleepwear

noun
sleep·​wear | \ ˈslēp-ˌwer How to pronounce sleepwear (audio) \

Definition of sleepwear

Examples of sleepwear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The annual show featured the world's top supermodels, such as Naomi Campbell, Gisele Bundchen, and Adriana Lima, walking the runway in angel wings while modeling lingerie and sleepwear. Samantha Lauriello, Health.com, "The 2019 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Is Canceled After Facing Backlash for Lack of Body Diversity," 22 Nov. 2019 At the same time, everything else, including sleepwear and shapewear, is growing for us. Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, "Zivame’s strategy to be the perfect fit for India’s lingerie market: personalise, price right, go omnichannel," 30 Oct. 2019 Right now, there are discounts on men’s and women’s sleepwear, fragrances and up to 50 percent off on tools. Alicia Kortendick, al, "Holiday shopping deals have begun. Here are Walmart’s biggest discounts this weekend (11/8/19).," 8 Nov. 2019 Below, shop some of our favorite styles, and check out more Didk loungewear and sleepwear here. Christina Butan, PEOPLE.com, "Amazon’s Best-Selling Pajamas Are Super Cute, Comfy, and Come in 18 Fun Prints," 7 Aug. 2019 Speaking of love of country, Round Up Country Western Nightclub in Davie hosts its annual Pajama Jam and Lingerie Party on Friday night, with cash and prizes for sleepwear voted as cutest and sexiest. Ben Crandell, sun-sentinel.com, "Weekend preview: Luke Bryan, dancing in lingerie, tossing watermelons, ’80s date night in Pompano," 31 July 2019 Still, Carter’s accounts for 28 percent of children’s sleepwear sales in the U.S. and 24 percent of clothes sold for newborns to 2-year-olds, according to market research firm NPD Group. Washington Post, "Billion-dollar baby: How Carter’s became a staple of just about every child’s wardrobe," 25 July 2019 Items such as backpacks, electronics, lunch bags, swim, sleepwear and clearance items are excluded from the offer. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Teachers receive sweet Target discount ahead of new school year," 27 June 2019 Exclusions: Electronics, backpacks, lunch bags, trial & travel size items, swim, sleepwear, Fan Central, clearance, items sold and shipped by Target+TM Partners and Levi’s Red Tab are excluded. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Target's teacher discount is coming back with more ways to save," 26 June 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sleepwear.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of sleepwear

1935, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about sleepwear

Time Traveler for sleepwear

Time Traveler

The first known use of sleepwear was in 1935

See more words from the same year

Statistics for sleepwear

Last Updated

2 Dec 2019

Cite this Entry

“Sleepwear.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sleepwear. Accessed 13 December 2019.

More from Merriam-Webster on sleepwear

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with sleepwear

Comments on sleepwear

What made you want to look up sleepwear? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

easily led, controlled, or managed

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!