- Originally a shortened form of jean fustian (from Middle English Gene ("Genoa; Genovese") + fustian ("strong cotton fabric"). The -s was added to jean under influence from the cognate Old French Jannes (modern French Gênes). (Wiktionary)
“Rod Blagojevich strutted up to a bank of microphones outside his lawyers 'offices in jeans, a blazer and television makeup Tuesday and all but challenged U.S.”
“I get through most of September in jeans and a T-shirt but its still nice enough to go to the beach and take your chances with the bitie things.”
“Now mailing a picture of yourself with several large socks stuffed down your jeans is not the usual way to become acquainted with a fellow author.”
“And it showed some guy in jeans and a flannel shirt sitting on a dock overlooking a placid mountain lake.”
“I found out later why, when we were nosing around the performance hall, and a guy in jeans and a corduroy jacket came in carrying a briefcase.”
“In the right front pocket of those jeans is the three blade pocketknife that has been there for the past 30 years.”
“In a sheath on the belt in those jeans is a small fixed blade knife with a three inch blade because some cutting jobs are beyond my trusty pocketknife.”
“I found some reasonably priced plain jeans in House of F, and got into a 34″ waist, which is nice.”
“A wry smile curved her lips, and as the warmth of her amusement flooded through her, her ice melted, leaving a pink-cheeked blonde in jeans and a sweater standing before him.”
“Did he "inherit" those jeans from the previous administration?”
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Anything worn from the waist down.
objects that are often, or at least can be, referred to in pairs
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