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 jeans (audio) \ adjective

Examples of blue jeans in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was last seen wearing a red shirt, blue jeans and red and blue shoes and was carrying a Paw Patrol backpack. Tom Steele, Dallas News, "Missing boy, 5, last seen at elementary school in Lake Highlands is found safe," 27 Jan. 2021 Our mothers were less glamorous & always tired, always at work, wore blue jeans, cool hands that carried us to our beds at night. Safia Elhillo, The Atlantic, "The Cairo Apartments," 10 Jan. 2021 He was last seen wearing a green long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, "Portland attempted murder suspect remains on the lam two days after escape from holding cell," 5 Jan. 2021 Marlon Brando plays Johnny Strabler, the leader of a troublemaking motorcycle gang, and wears blue jeans along with a black leather jacket and black leather boots. Brandon Tensley, Smithsonian Magazine, "How Denim Became a Political Symbol of the 1960s," 17 Nov. 2020 He was last seen wearing black boots, blue jeans, a dark shirt and a cowboy hat. Dana Branham, Dallas News, "Mesquite police searching for missing 86-year-old man," 25 Jan. 2021 Photos purported to be of Biggs show a man in a blue and gray plaid shirt, blue jeans, a winter cap and glasses. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, "Capitol aftermath: Joseph Biggs, self-described Proud Boys 'organizer,' charged and arrested in Florida," 21 Jan. 2021 Teigen wore a black shirt with beige riding pants and black knee-high riding boots, while Luna, looking perfectly relaxed, wore a white shirt tied at the waist, blue jeans, and pink cowboy boots. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Chrissy Teigen Responded to Criticism Over Her New Hobby on Twitter," 19 Jan. 2021 In the sweet snapshot, Irwin is dressed in a pair of dark blue jeans and black top with a high neck and the sleeves rolled up three-quarters of the way. Jen Juneau, PEOPLE.com, "Bumping Along! Pregnant Bindi Irwin Shows Off 26-Week Baby Belly: 'Oh How I Love You'," 22 Dec. 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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“Blue jeans.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20jeans. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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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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