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

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When your sleepwear is this chic, absolutely nothing. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Ultimate Honeymoon Packing List," 25 Jan. 2019 Here's hoping this is just the start of onboard bedding and sleepwear — because basically any travel experience is better when there are slippers involved. Sara Tardiff, ELLE Decor, "This Mini Mattress Is The Secret To Actually Falling Asleep On A Plane," 29 Sep. 2017 Simply get Scout some sleepwear that coordinates with the kids'. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "You Can Now Get Clothes for 'The Elf on the Shelf'— and They're Elfin' Adorable," 4 Dec. 2018 Select tees will be starting at $3, sleepwear at $5, sweaters at $10, women’s gloves for $1 and cozy socks for $5. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "These Are the Most Amazing Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for 2018," 26 Nov. 2018 Companies these days hawk high-end sleepwear as a necessity for better rest. Chavie Lieber, Vox, "Getting a good night’s sleep is a luxury — and can come at a high price.," 9 Oct. 2018 Keep reading for some of best sleepwear Amazon shoppers wear for a night of sweet dreams. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "13 Best-Selling Pajama Sets on Amazon Right Now," 1 Nov. 2018 Sizes range from 32A to 40DDD in bras and XS to 3X in undies and sleepwear. Fox News, "Rihanna surprises fans with Gigi and Bella Hadid in her Savage X Fenty runway show," 13 Sep. 2018 With sizes spanning from 32A to 40DDD in bras and XS to 3X in undies and sleepwear, Savage X Fenty is one of the most inclusive lingerie brands on the market. Jessica Andrews, Teen Vogue, "Rihanna's Savage X Fenty New York Fashion Week Show Celebrated Women," 13 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of sleepwear

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sleepwear was in 1935

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