a tight fitted trousers manufactured from blue denim or an identical material created originally to act as inexpensive durable workclothes and sometimes having material rivets for support obtained become quite popular as informal wear for all age groups and more expensive and much more carefully fashioned and tailored versions labeled as designer jeanshave additionally recognition among women and ladies
- (used in plural) close-fitting pants of heavy denim for manual work or everyday wear
from 1843 as a form of textile; see jean. As quick for blue jeans trousers, from 1878.
She walked stiffly to the closet, deciding quickly on a pair of blue jeans and a light shirt with a collar that would hide most of her neck.