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nightshirt Syllabification: night·shirt
Pronunciation: /ˈnītˌSHərt/

Definition of nightshirt in English:

noun

A long, loose shirt worn to bed.
Example sentences
  • From the chest at the foot of my bed I unfolded a white cotton nightshirt and loose cotton pants that tied with a drawstring.
  • Yanking his sheer, golden outfit off he threw it over a chair and pulled on a soft white cotton nightshirt with loose harem pants.
  • I spread my arms wide for a moment, letting the drafts in my room play across my loose nightshirt and breeches.

Words that rhyme with nightshirt

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