Definitions

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  • n. A style of pants that becomes wider from the knees downward.

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Examples

  • Heather yanked out a pair of black boot-cut jeans and held them against her hips.

    Etched in Bone

  • Milan was wearing a pair of dark blue, boot-cut, low-rise jeans that left nothing to the imagination, with a light-blue halter top with strings that crisscrossed her back and tied around her waist.

    Recipe for Love

  • If you insist on wearing pants, choose a skinny or boot-cut silhouette.

    Ask Teri

  • We visited a Limited store in northern New Jersey and got a pair of boot-cut suit pants to be tailored, with the idea of wearing flats with them.

    Retailers Vie With Tailors to Take Off the Cuffs

  • Women: For a day event, Ms. London recommends wearing a pair of modern jeans—skinny, flared or boot-cut, whatever is most flattering to her specific body type—a chic pair of ankle boots with a stacked heel or wedges, finished off by a silk blouse, perhaps a shell sleeveless top with detailing such as pointelle or lace or ruffles.

    Ace the School Reunion

  • This time of year, I'm usually in boot-cut wool trousers—black, gray or camel—almost always a button-down shirt, tucked in so I can indulge my love of belts, a lightweight cashmere or wool V-neck cardigan and boots always with a heel.

    A Salute to Women in Uniform

  • The buff-looking blonde in the middle, in camel-colored boot-cut pants topped with a zippered fleece vest, raised her hand and gave us a semi-smile.

    The Half Life

  • Other sporty looks included a simple white stretch cotton kimono shirt dress and a white silk crepe suiting blazer with matching boot-cut trousers.

    Optimism Returns, Cautiously

  • Her mom held up a pair of classic boot-cut jeans in a vintage wash.

    Last Night at Chateau Marmont

  • Try boot-cut pants or ones with just a little flare.

    The Shopping Diet

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