nightie nightie

Definition(s):

  • (n) lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women

Usage(s):

  1. When Mary Jane needs a nightie, Hope flings her a sodden, outsized sweatshirt; when she is sleepy, he sings her a lullaby improvised from a handy racing sheet.
  2. The curtain rises on Marguerite, lying on a chaise longue in her nightie, and dreaming.
  3. Soprano Lotte Lehmann fell ill, Soprano Varnay donned the blond wig and nightie of Sieglinde in Wagner's Die Walkre.

News

  • Edelman to Make Clothes, Maybe Put Them on Kate Upton

    Footwear label Edelman, designed by the couple who once comprised nineties staple brand Sam & Libby, is expanding into women's clothing. These days they're probably best known for hiring Kate Upton to model their shoes in her undies (or, in the case above, a lacy nightie), but maybe next year ... More »        
    on August 7, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. "She then led him into the bedroom," writes Dr Pachauri. "She removed her gown, slipped off her nightie and slid under the quilt on his bed...... Sanjay put his arms around her and kissed her, first with quick caresses and then the kisses...
    on Jan 30, 2010 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Carrie and Len gave Ty faint technical praise, with Len saying, "You had good hold, you had good posture, great movement, had more rise and fall than a bride's nightie."
    on Apr 21, 2009 By: Len Goodman Source: FOXNews

  3. "To keep showing it, I thought there was a rule against that. If they did that with me, I'd be really mad. The first time they fought and both did well, maybe the advantage to Andre, then the second, Cote hits him and it's nightie-night. Then you're...
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Ian Laperriere Source: Canada.com

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