noun. lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women.
1. Noun, singular or mass If she has a favorite item of your clothing she likes to sleep on, such as a nightie or T-shirt, you might place that in the box, too. 2. Adjective Perhaps you can hire a lawn service to attend to the yard on the weekends or take over the task of paying the bills so that he isn't focused on finances rather than on your frilly nightie.