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nightie

[nahy-tee] /ˈnaɪ ti/
noun, Informal.
1.
Origin of nightie
1890-1895
1890-95; night(gown) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for nightie

nightie

/ˈnaɪtɪ/
noun (pl) nighties
1.
(informal) short for nightdress
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Word Origin and History for nightie
n.

1871, short for nightgown; originally a children's word.

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Slang definitions & phrases for nightie

nightie

noun

A nightgown: Aphrodite in her nightie, Oh my God what a sightie (1894+)

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Related Abbreviations for nightie

nightie

nightgown
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