At around 11pm the family, in their pyjamas, went down steps into the shelter.
I was grabbing books and trying to hide them, the dog was running off with them, my dad was standing helpless in his pyjamas.
Mrs. Smithson-Jones (to her husband, who will garden in his pyjamas before breakfast).
He was wearing a suit of pyjamas not nearly big enough for him.
The next thing was that he found himself, instead of putting on his pyjamas, putting on his day-clothes.
Clothed in his pyjamas he opened the door between the rooms.
He had washed and brushed his hair, and changed into pyjamas.
“We must have plenty, and flannels and pyjamas,” said Sir John.
My room's at the back, as you know; do you mind keeping a look-out while I go round and get into my pyjamas?
Peter was in pyjamas and dressing-gown, rosy, and fresh roused from sleep.
also pyjama (adj.), chiefly British English spelling of pajamas. Early spellings in English also include pai jamahs (1800); pigammahs (1834), peijammahs (1840).
1800, pai jamahs "loose trousers tied at the waist," worn by Muslims in India and adopted by Europeans there, especially for nightwear, from Hindi pajama, probably from Persian paejamah, literally "leg clothing," from pae "leg" (from PIE *ped- "foot," see foot (n.)) + jamah "clothing." Modern spelling (U.S.) is from 1845. British spelling tends toward pyjamas.