nightgown

nightgown

/nˈaɪtɡaʊn/
noun
a long loose garment similar to a nightdress, worn by women or girls in bed

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lingerie

lingerie

/ˈɫɑnʒɝˌeɪ/
noun
women's underwear, sleepwear and light robes worn in bed

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slip

slip

/ˈsɫɪp/
noun
a loose piece of underwear resembling a thin sleeveless dress that has two shoulder straps

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bra

bra

/ˈbɹɑ/
noun
a piece of underwear worn by women to cover and support their breasts

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bandeau

bandeau

/bˈændoʊ/
noun
a garment that covers the breasts of a woman and has no straps

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brassiere

brassiere

/bɹˌæsiˈɛɹ/
noun
a piece of underwear that women wear to support and cover their breasts

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petticoat

petticoat

/ˈpɛtiˌkoʊt/
noun
a loose light underskirt that has a pleated, ruffled or lace edge

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thong

thong

/ˈθɔŋ/
noun
a women's underpants or swimwear that has a narrow piece of cloth at the back and a waistband

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panties

panties

/ˈpæntiz/
noun
a short piece of clothing that women wear under the pants, skirts, etc.

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bikini pants

bikini pants

/bɪkˈiːni pˈænts/
noun
(used in the plural) small and tight-fitting underpants; worn by women

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girdle

girdle

/ˈɡɝdəɫ/
noun
a woman's close-fitting foundation garment

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baby doll

baby doll

/ˈbeɪbi dɑl/
noun
***a garment for women or girls consisting of a hip-length top of delicate fabric often decorated with ruffles, ribbons, or lace, with a matching panty, worn for sleeping.

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gown

gown

/ˈɡaʊn/
noun
lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women

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dressing gown

dressing gown

/dɹˈɛsɪŋ ɡˈaʊn/
noun
a long loose robe with a belt that is worn indoors while dressing or resting

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camisole

camisole

/kˈæmɪsˌoʊl/
noun
a short sleeveless undergarment for women

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body stocking

body stocking

/bˈɑːdi stˈɑːkɪŋ/
noun
a one-piece tight-fitting undergarment for women that covers the torso (and may have sleeves and legs)

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shapewear

shapewear

/ˈʃeɪp.wer/
noun
***underwear that fits tightly and is designed to make the body look thinner by smoothing out and holding in areas that are out of shape

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underskirt

underskirt

/ˌʌndɚskˈɜːt/
noun
undergarment worn under a skirt

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corset

corset

/ˈkɔɹsət/
noun
a piece of women's underwear that fits the body tightly and makes the waist appear thinner

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bloomers

bloomers

/ˈbɫumɝz/
noun
(used in the plural) underpants worn by women

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half-slip

half-slip

/hˈæfslˈɪp/
noun
undergarment worn under a skirt

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knickers

knickers

/ˈnɪkɝz/
noun
a short piece of underwear for the lower body, worn by women or girls

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shorts

shorts

/ˈʃɔɹts/
noun
underpants with short legs worn by men

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boxershorts

boxershorts

/bˈɑːksɚʃˌɔːɹts/
noun
underpants with short legs, worn by men

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briefs

briefs

/ˈbɹifs/
noun
short and legless underpants fitting tightly

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singlet

singlet

/sˈɪŋɡlət/
noun
a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body

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athletic supporter

athletic supporter

/æθlˈɛɾɪk səpˈoːɹɾɚ/
noun
a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise

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smoking jacket

smoking jacket

/smˈoʊkɪŋ dʒˈækɪt/
noun
a man's soft jacket usually with a tie belt; worn at home

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nightshirt

nightshirt

/ˈnaɪˌtʃɝt/
noun
a long loose garment like a shirt worn in bed

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long underwear

long underwear

/lˈɑːŋ ˌʌndɚwˈɛɹ/
noun
an undergarment with shirt and drawers in one piece

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jammies

jammies

/dʒˈæmɪz/
noun
(usually plural and used by children) a loose and light two-piece garment worn in bed

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pajamas

pajamas

/pəˈdʒæməz/, /pəˈdʒɑməz/
noun
a loose jacket or shirt and pants worn in bed

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robe

robe

/ˈɹoʊb/
noun
a loose piece of clothing worn indoors before taking a bath

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robe-de-chambre

robe-de-chambre

/ʁɔb də ʃɑ̃bʁ/
noun
a robe worn before dressing or while lounging

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underclothes

underclothes

/ˌʌndɚklˈoʊðz/
noun
clothes worn next to the skin under other clothes

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underpants

underpants

/ˈəndɝˌpænts/
noun
a piece of underwear that men or women wear under the pants, etc.

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pants

pants

/ˈpænts/
noun
underpants; a piece of underwear

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thermal underwear

thermal underwear

/ˈθɝːməl ˈʌndɚˌwɛr/
noun
***underwear designed to retain body heat in cold temperatures

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basque

basque

/ˈbæsk/
noun
a tight-fitting piece of clothing that covers the body from under the arms to the top of the legs, usually worn as an underwear by women

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