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 No foul play was suspected, Walberg said, and the remains, a man of an unknown age clothed in blue jeans and gym shoes, were removed from the vault and taken to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, where an examination is scheduled for Friday. Rosemary Sobol,, "Man’s skeletal remains found in Blue Island underground vault; foul play not suspected, says sheriff’s office," 7 Nov. 2019 He is described as a white or Hispanic man who was wearing a long-sleeve white shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post, "Man shot multiple times at Lakewood 7-Eleven store dies at scene, police looking for shooter," 4 Nov. 2019 Contreras was wearing a white jacket and ripped blue jeans. oregonlive, "Portland police ask for help finding missing man last seen Monday," 30 Oct. 2019 The suspect is described as standing up to six feet tall, 170 pounds, with jaw-length dreadlocks and clean shaven, wearing a black sweater and blue jeans. Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "In 28 hours in West Allis, an Amazon driver got carjacked, a gas station was held up and there was a failed mugging," 28 Oct. 2019 Police said that the possible witness was reported to have been with two children under the age of five, wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, and a white baseball-style hat. Gina Martinez, Time, "Authorities Release a Sketch of a Possible Witness in Disappearance of N.J. 5-Year-Old," 17 Oct. 2019 Bill Browder, a financier and nemesis of the Kremlin, checked out the lunch offering in blue jeans and a baseball cap. The Economist, "Inside Aspen: the mountain retreat for the liberal elite," 11 Oct. 2019 While Alwyn went office casual in blue jeans, a speckled gray sweater, and a black blazer, Swift opted for bedazzled pants, an oversized black blazer, and her signature red lip. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn Hold Hands on the Way to the SNL After-Party," 7 Oct. 2019 Alabama Department of Corrections officials said Staten left the undisclosed job site about 11:30 a.m. He was last known to be wearing a black and white collared shirt, blue jeans and black and white tennis shoes. Carol Robinson |, al, "Work release inmate escapes from job site in Alabaster," 2 Oct. 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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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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