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nightclothes

Syllabification: night·clothes
Pronunciation: /ˈnītˌklōT͟Hz
 
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Definition of nightclothes in English:

plural noun

Clothes worn to bed.
Example sentences
  • She quickly changed from her nightclothes into the clothes in the bundle, tucking her trousers into her tie up, saddle boots and her shirt into her trousers.
  • The three blushed, and headed to the living room, where, upon a little digging they unearthed soap, nightclothes, undergarments, and books.
  • She was dressed for bed, wearing a green dressing gown over her nightclothes.

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