blue jean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blue jean (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
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Usage

In literature:

He wore a suit of blue jeans evidently made in the domestic circle.
"In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
They were lean and brown, with somewhat grim faces, and were dressed in blue shirts and jean.
"The Cattle-Baron's Daughter" by Harold Bindloss
In 1833 for Costuming, cotton-batting had appeared, and canton flannel, canvas, blue jeans at 83c.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
But even in defeat, he carried down with him between rigid jaws the blue-jeans banner of victory.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
The men dressed in homespun and blue jeans, the women all with full-bordered cape bonnets and home-knit woolen mitts.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
The horseman, tall and knit for tremendous strength, was clad in jeans overalls and a blue cotton shirt.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
I had broadcloth clothes, a blue jean overcoat and good shoes and boots.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
But all the other fellas wear blue jeans 'n leather jackets.
"My Fair Planet" by Evelyn E. Smith
Next morning, there was Rosie in her blue jeans with a monkey wrench in her pocket, ready to go riding with him.
"Sam, This is You" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Steadman was a lank, yellow-haired country-lad, habited in a suit of blue Kentucky jeans, ill-fitting, and ragged besides.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865" by Various
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In news:

Jake Owen Raises Bar for 'Blue Jean' Followup .
It was blue, but now there's some purple in it, which matches her striped shirt and skinny jeans.
0 It takes 2,866 gallons of water to make a single pair of blue jeans, because they're made from water-hogging cotton.
The first was the Coathangers, a girl-group from Atlanta that was all shaggy bangs and skinny jeans, bathed in blue light on the tiny stage at the Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar.
WHAT SHE WORE At a Gotham Comedy Club fundraiser, Lakshmi sported leather Alexander Wang sandals that she paired with a black blazer, printed tee, embellished clutch and electric blue jeans.
He arrived at the Five Points office in Denver just after lunch without entourage, wearing a pair of worn blue jeans and a long sleeve Henley crew shirt.
He was wearing a dark blue jacket, blue jeans and white Nike sneakers.
Gerald Wilkinson, 76 of Idaho Falls, was last seen wearing blue jeans, a light blue shirt and tennis shoes.
He was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, dark red hooded sweatshirt, baggy blue jeans, a light-colored T-shirt and sunglasses .
Love Doesn't Go So Swimmingly in Lana Del Rey 'Blue Jeans' Video.
Lana Del Rey goes from Instagram chic to film noir in her new 'Blue Jeans' video.
Interested in Heading Out to the 'Roaring Twenties Blue Jean Ball' for a Good Cause.
CANTON — Jared Keller hobbled into Appleton Arena on Tuesday, his left leg stiff beneath his blue jeans.
MOCA's new exhibition goes beyond the blues as musical genre to examine its myriad creative legacies, with artists like Martin Kippenberger and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Edward Skrzyniarz was last seen on Dec 8 wearing blue jeans, a blue jacket and white sneakers.
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