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noun as in nightgown

noun as in pajamas

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Example Sentences

Why Putin wants Angela Merkel for a nightshirt is beyond me.

Yet what little most Americans know about KSM is what they have gleaned from that famous photo of him in his nightshirt.

With the left hand he clutched the covers, with the right his nightshirt, just back of the neck.

The loaf was thoughtfully wrapped up in a nightshirt to preserve it from the effect of sun and salt water.

Hubert was soon well of his bruises; but not of the cold induced by lying in the snow, clad only in his white nightshirt.

It does Meredith credit that he got out of bed and joined them, “his nightshirt thrust into brown trousers.”

A small hand reached 'round the edge of the door and the nightshirt disappeared.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nightshirt, such as: lingerie, pajamas, negligee, nightdress, nightie, and sleeper.

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