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denim

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noun den·im \ˈde-nəm\

Simple Definition of denim

  • : a strong usually blue cotton cloth that is used especially to make jeans

  • denims : pants that are made of denim

Full Definition of denim

  1. 1 a :  a firm durable twilled usually cotton fabric woven with colored warp and white filling threads b :  a similar fabric woven in colored stripes

  2. 2 plural :  overalls or trousers usually of blue denim

den·imed play \-nəmd\ adjective

Examples of denim

  1. He's wearing faded denims and cowboy boots.



Origin of denim

French (serge) de Nîmes serge of Nîmes, France


First Known Use: 1695

Rhymes with denim



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