Pajamas, or pyjamas, often shortened to PJs,
can refer to several related types of clothing. Pajamas are loose-fitting, two-piece garments
derived from the original garment and worn chiefly for sleeping, but sometimes also for
lounging, also by both sexes. More generally, pyjamas may refer to several
garments, for both daywear and nightwear, derived from traditional pyjamas
and involving variations of style and material.
pajamas consist of a jacket-and-pants
combination made of soft fabric, such as flannel or lightweight
pajamas are derived from traditional pajamas. There are many variations in
style such as short sleeve pajamas, pajama bottomsof varying length, or, on occasion, one-piece pajamas, and
pajamas incorporating various materials.
may today refer to women's combination daywear, they became popular in the
early 20th century, consisting of short-sleeved or sleeveless blouses and