Babydoll



a doll, especially one resembling a human baby.
Often, baby dolls. Also called baby doll nightgown, baby doll pajamas. 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.
a short dress styled to resemble this.
Historical Examples

She stepped into a doorway and started unbuttoning her Alice-blue babydoll dress.
Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town Cory Doctorow

noun

a short sleeveless nightgown or dress with a loose skirt
(as modifier): a babydoll dress

noun phrase

A pretty woman, esp one cherished by a man as his own (1900s+)

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