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

Definition of sleepwear

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Recent Examples on the Web But when buying, customers have gravitated toward sleepwear and activewear during the pandemic, Sando said. Nicole Norfleet, Star Tribune, "Target activewear brand generated more than $1B in sales in first year," 8 Feb. 2021 But there's also something in store for the gentlemen: The men's underwear and sleepwear collection boasts a new oversized satin sleep jacket and matching boxers in different colors. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "You're Not Rihanna's Only Valentine in New Savage x Fenty Campaign Video," 13 Jan. 2021 And get ready for night time snuggles with adorable sleepwear marked down to $20 and fleece throws for just $14. Julianne Ross, CNN Underscored, "The best non-Amazon Prime Day sales that are still happening," 15 Oct. 2020 Coyuchi has cotton sheets, duvet covers, towels, pillows, sleepwear and baby wear made of pure, organic materials instead of synthetics. oregonlive, "Best January sales: Curl up in comfort with these deals on cozy furnishings, bedding, clothes and boots," 5 Jan. 2021 In fact, sleepwear is just about the only area of the clothing sector that’s seeing growth this year, Cohen said. David Sharp, ajc, "Consumers still want to get outdoors as temperatures plunge," 25 Dec. 2020 Caitlin Houston, 35, of Wallingford, Conn., loves to dress up the family in holiday sleepwear, often choosing styles with classic wintry themes and showcasing them on her lifestyle blog. Charles Passy, WSJ, "Matching Christmas Pajamas Are Either the Best or Worst Part of the Holidays," 17 Dec. 2020 Give the gift of a new bra or some sleepwear to your loved one this holiday season. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, "42 gifts that support BIPOC-owned brands this holiday season," 16 Dec. 2020 In addition to the traditional matching pajamas, the Gnome Sweet Gnome line includes hats, sweaters, knee socks, and a nightgown for moms (or Nanas) who prefer a more feminine sleepwear silhouette. Anna Lane, USA TODAY, "10 family pajama sets that are perfect for Christmas and Hanukkah," 4 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of sleepwear

1935, in the meaning defined above

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17 Feb 2021

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“Sleepwear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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