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Definition of "nightie" []

  • Informal A nightgown. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nightie" in a sentence
  • ""I love you - G xxx" so of course I got all mushy and soft and even hugged it (I know I'm pathetic) then decided to put on my nightie for bed and there under my pillow wrapped in my nightie was another note that said:"
  • "Made by hand of organic cotton, the nightie is a throwback to a bygone era and is pretty enough to be worn as a dress."
  • "She was in some kind of nightie, and actually looked somewhat fetching; I hadn't really looked at her before."