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noun as in negligee

noun as in nightgown

noun as in pajamas

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In the movie’s most unintentionally comical scene, she flops around on a feather bed, clutching at her nightie as she gets fired up by one of Christian’s faked letters.

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"Goodness, I hope I don't have to get out in my nightie," she said, and poked her head out through the curtains.

She was in her thin nightie, with her wonderful braids of red hair streaming down her back.

Soon's we get him unwrapped an' laid out in his nightie, out go the lights and you get back in the corner.

Marianne had sat down at her work basket and Marietje, out of sheer boredom, also took up a "nightie."

Well just embellish that nightie with a few nice pictures and tack it up on Miss Woodruffs doorthe girls will love it.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nightie, such as: camisole, dishabille, nightdress, peignoir, robe, and teddy.

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