nightie

This page is about the slang term nightie.

Meaning: a woman's nightgown

For example:

  • When I got up in the middle of the night, Maria was sitting in the kitchen in her nightie.

  • When I was in Japan I bought my wife a beautiful silk nightie.

Origin: short for "nightgown"

Quick Quiz:

The nightie must have belonged to

a. my brother

b. my sister

c. my father

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Contributor: Matt Errey