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

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The dress code called for blue jeans, button-downs, and cowboy boots, and Katie wore one of her own designs—an off-the-shoulder dress with puffed sleeves paired with Tabitha Simmons white eyelet shoes. Meredith Heuer, Harper's BAZAAR, "Katie Ermilio & Tylee Abbott's Wedding Turned Pennsylvania into the English Countryside—on a Horse Farm," 29 Apr. 2019 By the time Robert Francis O’Rourke was born a fourth generation Texan in 1972, El Paso was an industrial hub known as the blue jeans capital of the world. Will Weissert, The Seattle Times, "The Origin Story: A blind date, a border and Beto O’Rourke," 29 Mar. 2019 There was a clear love of denim, evident in lovingly broken-in blue jeans that were paired with chunky knits and simple white tank tops. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Tracing Bella Hadid’s Street Style Evolution From SoCal Good Girl to Fearless Fashion Risk-Taker," 25 Mar. 2019 Her latest moment continued the series of terrific looks with the most essential item of all in everyone’s wardrobe: blue jeans. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Tessa Thompson Tests Out the Season’s Trickiest Denim Trend," 30 Jan. 2019 The 36-year-old actress teamed the trench, with billowing sleeves, layered lapels and a huge collar, with relaxed blue jeans (likely a bargain, knowing her taste in denim), a simple satin shirt, and pointed white boots. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Priyanka Chopra and Sophia Bush Are Both Loving This Bold and Bright Yellow Trench," 28 Jan. 2019 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

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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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