blue jeans

plural noun

Definition of blue jeans

: pants usually made of blue denim

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Other Words from blue jeans

blue-jeaned \ ˈblü-​ˌjēnd How to pronounce blue-jeaned (audio) \ adjective

Examples of blue jeans in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Surveillance video released by the NYPD shows the suspect dressed in all black with blue jeans. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "Two New York City police officers shot in back-to-back Bronx shootings," 9 Feb. 2020 Two men, both wearing blue jeans and dark sweatshirts, left the car and stole 55 cartons of cigarettes from a delivery truck on the east side of the building. cleveland, "Two men steal 55 cartons of cigarettes from delivery truck: Rocky River Police Blotter," 5 Feb. 2020 The man is described as being white with a reddish beard and in his forties wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans. Ken Brown, Cincinnati.com, "Man at-large after Cincinnati Police Department chases him into Northern Kentucky," 28 Jan. 2020 The young girl was last seen wearing a white jacket and blue jeans, and carrying a pink backpack. Fox News, "Alabama police searching for girl, 13, after she 'willingly' got into mysterious SUV on the way to school," 24 Jan. 2020 Amberly was wearing a white jacket, blue jeans and carrying a pink backpack. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, "Search underway for 13-year-old girl missing from Pelham," 22 Jan. 2020 Emerick, 29, was last seen wearing a dark brown jacket and blue jeans, according to police. Ben Tobin, The Courier-Journal, "Police seek public help in finding missing 29-year-old Melissa Emerick," 16 Jan. 2020 She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, and carrying a gray book bag. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "14-Year-Old Jenna Hospedales Returned Home After Going Missing For A Week," 15 Jan. 2020 When she was last seen, Hospedales was wearing blue jeans and a black jacket. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, "14-Year-Old Girl From Top N.Y.C. Schools Disappears After Getting into Subway Station Last Week," 14 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of blue jeans

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blue jeans was in 1842

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18 Feb 2020

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“Blue jeans.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20jeans. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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More Definitions for blue jeans

blue jeans

noun

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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