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p.j.'s

[pee-jeyz] /ˈpiˌdʒeɪz/
noun, (used with a plural verb) Informal.
1.
Also, P.J.'s.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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pjs

noun
  1. Pajamas; jammies, Peejays: New arrivals like me still flapped about in pj's and robes/ as though I were running around in my PJs (1964+)
  2. Housing projects: We always lived in the PJs (1990s+ Black teenagers)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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