blue jeans

plural noun

Definition of blue jeans

: pants usually made of blue denim

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blue-jeaned \ ˈblü-​ˌjēnd \ adjective

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In 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis created what would become the first pair of blue jeans, crafted from denim with metal rivets. Cassie Shortsleeve, Popular Mechanics, "How 5 Everyday Products Have Changed Through the Ages," 10 Dec. 2018 Ferris is priced at $495, and comes in shades of olive, blue jeans, or black. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "This Is Ground Just Launched Two Convertible Bags," 13 Nov. 2018 Next to Harry, who wore a half-zip gray sweater and blue jeans, the young royals dressed in the perfect look for any brisk day. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Meghan Markle Wore All Black in Australia the Day She Announced Her Pregnancy," 15 Oct. 2018 Kylie changed into something a little more comfortable, wearing a casual, white knotted tank top and light wash blue jeans to continue the celebrations. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Kylie Jenner Casually Slipped Into Head-To-Toe Red PVC For Her BFF Jordyn Woods' 21st Birthday Party," 2 Oct. 2018 When in doubt, mix in a bit of blue jean—because what could be more American than that? Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "An Independent Woman’s Guide to Independence Day Dressing," 28 June 2018 He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a blue tank top, Nida said. Kellen Browning, sacbee, "Police seek Placerville stabbing victim who stabbed back at his attacker," 17 June 2018 The last man is seen wearing a white T-shirt, a blue hat, blue jeans and black Nike slides. Steve Burns, ajc, "VIDEO: Four men sought in armed robbery near MARTA station," 12 June 2018 Police said the man is described as a black, late 20's - early 30's, tall/slender build, shorter black curly hair, light facial hair, missing teeth; was last seen wearing a button-up blue/red plaid shirt and blue jeans. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "After failing at two other Targets, alleged thief uses scam to steal electronics at Brookfield store," 8 May 2018

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First Known Use of blue jeans

1842, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of blue jeans

: pants made of a strong blue cloth (called denim)

blue jeans

noun plural

Kids Definition of blue jeans

: pants made of blue denim

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