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Syllabification: jim-jams
Pronunciation: /ˈjim ˌjamz
 
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plural noun

informal
A fit of depression or nervousness: prerace jim-jams

Origin

mid 16th century (originally denoting a small article or knickknack): fanciful reduplication. The current sense dates from the late 19th century.

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪmdʒamz/

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plural noun

British informal
Pyjamas.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation of pie-jim-jams, alteration of pyjamas.

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