jim-jams


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jim-jams

(jĭm′jămz′)
pl.n. Slang
1. The jitters.
2. Delirium tremens.
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Two of the planets concerned are now dropping their tartan slippers and getting rid of their jim-jams once and for all.
Berry said she would be "in my jim-jams at home with a glass of wine," reports the Daily Star.
Young women are trawling the aisles in their jim-jams and novelty slippers because they can't be bothered to get dressed.
It's just that, like Ebenezer, she appears to Laughs: Julie in Mamma be wearing jim-jams.
Or maybe just sit back in your jim-jams with a cuppa and enjoy watching everyone else in their posh, uncomfortable frocks at The British Soap Awards 2009 (ITV1, 8pm).
These days, lovers of the beautiful game can get their hands on just about everything from jim-jams to teddy bears.
Bit difficult to wallow in jim-jams with equanimity when you know it means not getting paid.
Yet, while local authorities send out death squads on perilous missions to halt the gulls, nurses, doctors and even patients in their jim-jams there to be cured, for crying out loud, have been allowed to pollute their environment right by the doors to what are supposedly institutions of healing.
Unfortunately the portion was as skimpy as Christina Aguilera's jim-jams.
STAFF at a Coventry organisation swopped suit jackets for jim-jams to raise money for a medical charity.
So as Tom flicks through the Porsche catalogue in his Armani jim-jams of a Sunday morning, while his wife tells Gordon Ramsay what they fancy for lunch, what persuades him to go ontoiling alongside we mere mortals on the Postrather than just have pounds 10,000 on every bright idea that comes into his barn-like brain?
And for this special dinner party, I'd put on my glad rags of course - when my mates come round, I don't usually do that, I'm in my jim-jams.