Definition of sleepwear in English:

sleepwear

noun

  • [mass noun] Clothing suitable for wearing in bed.

    • ‘We all must look silly standing outside in our sleepwear.’
    • ‘Organic cotton clothing items available for infants include baby gowns, one-piece outfits, undershirts, sleepwear, booties, dresses, caps, jumpers, and bibs.’
    • ‘All sleepwear is to be flame retardant and should be safe with no strings or buttons that may be hazardous.’
    • ‘It felt weird to go from amazingly small clothing to overly sized, warm clothing that Colby always kept around for sleepwear.’
    • ‘After unloading the cars, unpacking, changing into sleepwear and finally sinking into the mattresses, all members of the crew were knocked out with the exhaustion of being on the road.’
    • ‘And she also put them all to sleep simultaneously in each of their beds, with each of them wearing some appropriate sleepwear in their own respective beds.’
    • ‘She noticed that he was looking towards the stairs, so she turned her gaze there and was surprised to see Katz in her sleepwear, holding her teddy bear tightly in her arms while staring at them with wide eyes.’
    • ‘Her early research was on the flammability of clothing materials, especially children's sleepwear, and processes for removing farm and garden pesticides from clothing.’
    • ‘It was strange having boys and girls in one room, and everyone changed into their sleepwear in the bathrooms.’
    • ‘She checked to make sure the door was locked, then got changed into her sleepwear and crawled into her bed.’
    • ‘Val changed into her sleepwear and climbed into bed.’
    • ‘She was dressed in a flowered kimono, which hid her sleepwear.’
    • ‘So she followed him into the car park still in her sleepwear.’
    • ‘‘I'm going to shower first,’ Elle announced, pulling out her towel and sleepwear.’
    • ‘His hand outstretched over her, and her nightgown faded into skimpy sleepwear.’
    • ‘The antimony comes from flame-retardant sleepwear and baby sheets.’
    • ‘We can talk about something else like… your choice of sleepwear,’ he said looking at what she was wearing.’
    • ‘Cale shrugged and stripped down to his usual sleepwear.’
    • ‘She was still dressed in the over-sized t-shirt she considered sleepwear, hair askew and herbal tea cuddled in her hand.’
    • ‘Always dress your baby in non-flammable sleepwear.’

Pronunciation

sleepwear

/ˈsliːpwɛː/