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

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Farmer was wearing a red hat, prescription glasses, blue jeans and black shoes. David Debolt, The Mercury News, "Belmont man, 84, missing for 19 days," 15 Sep. 2019 The caller described the person as a white male with long blond hair, a white T-shirt and blue jeans, possibly intoxicated. Konstantin Toropin And Dakin Andone, CNN, "Lawsuit claims the Georgia Tech officer who killed a student in 2017 did not have proper training," 12 Sep. 2019 He was last seen wearing a red T-shirt, blue jeans and tan shoes. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A Silver Alert has been issued for an 82-year-old man last seen at the VA Hospital," 10 Sep. 2019 He was described as Asian, approximately 65 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 130 pounds, and wearing the yellow dress over blue jeans. J. Harry Jones, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Man in a wig and dress robs Encinitas bank," 7 Sep. 2019 These were artists who were paying $2,000 for their costumes, but wearing a black shirt and blue jeans for the rest of their life. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, "'Glow' Actor Kevin Cahoon Describes Creating Drag Character Bobby Barnes, Shares Personal Playlist," 27 Aug. 2019 In both forests and parades, Smokey wears his signature blue jeans, western buckle, and Stetson-style hat. Sarah Berns, Outside Online, "Why Smokey Bear Desperately Needs a Makeover," 24 Aug. 2019 He was last seen wearing a light gray shirt, a black cap with a silver emblem and blue jeans. Howard Koplowitz | Hkoplowitz@al.com, al, "Birmingham man with dementia found safe after disappearing Thursday," 22 Aug. 2019 Madison Elizabeth Yancy Eddlemon was last seen around 9 a.m. Saturday wearing a black hoodie with white tribal designs and blue jeans with tears. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Statewide Amber Alert declared for missing Indiana teen," 18 Aug. 2019

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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

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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