What is another word for nightie?

Pronunciation: [nˈa͡ɪti] (IPA)

The word "nightie" is short for a nightgown, a type of sleepwear that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs. There are several other synonyms for "nightie" such as nightdress, nightshirt, sleepwear, and pajamas. Nightdress is typically a loose-fitting garment that falls to the knee or below. A nightshirt is longer and resembles a shirt. Sleepwear can refer to any type of clothing worn for sleeping, including pajamas. Pajamas can also come in various forms such as shorts and t-shirt sets, full-length pants with a matching top, or onesies. Regardless of the term used, all are designed for a peaceful and comfortable night's sleep.

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What are the hypernyms for Nightie?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Nightie

Meanwhile, at the House in the Wood, the Princess, hearing the maid scream and the servants in an uproar, rushed out in her embroidered white nightie, to ask who, and what, and why, and wherefore.
"Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks"
William Elliot Griffis
She managed to put her arms around my neck when I took her up from the bed, all tucked away in her warm little nightie, and sleepily presented her own little throat for me to kiss, that particular spot being where the honey came from in her dispensation of sweets.
"A Fool and His Money"
George Barr McCutcheon
Skinny was wetter than I was when I went home after my nightie the nite you had me stay at your house because it was stormin outside.
"Love Letters of a Rookie to Julie"
Barney Stone

Famous quotes with Nightie

  • "I emerged from the womb, right, I was wearing a top hat and I had a cane and said: 'Mother, that was an awkward and embarrassing birth. You should be ashamed of yourself dear. Now pull your nightie down; that doctor looks salacious.' Then I trotted off outside, met up with Kenneth Williams and we both had tea, and we looked down at our dinkles with disgust."
    Russell Brand
  • A serious mistake in a nightie, A grave disappointment all round Is all that you'll get from th'Almighty, Is all that you'll get underground. Oh he said: "If you lay off the crumpet I'll see you alright in the end. Just hang on until the last trumpet. Have faith in me, chum – I'm your friend."
    James Fenton

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