Definitions

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  • n. Denim leggings, or very skinny jeans.

Etymologies

Blend of jeans and leggings. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And feel free to Tweet your thoughts on jeggings to @HuffPostStyle with the hashtag #jeggings.

    Conan O'Brien: 'I'm Obsessed With Jeggings' (VIDEO)

  • Since I was an awkward teenager who was built like a twig with hips and growing out a perm from the part of the '90s that wouldn't let the' 80s die, you can imagine how excellent things like stretch jeans -- now called "jeggings" -- looked on my gawky, unevenly developing frame.

    Jamie Frevele: A Second Chance at the '90s!

  • For those who are yet to happen upon the hideousness that are leggings made to look like denim - also known as "jeggings" - you have been warned.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Fashions had grown skinnier and closer to the body in recent seasons, culminating in so-called jeggings — denim leggings.

    Designers Throw a Pajama Party

  • New York magazine calls jeggings a "don't," but retailers and countless fashion watchers are disagreeing.

    Victoria Namkung: Jeggings: Hot or Not?

  • They also hope exclusive products such as Madonna's Material Girl line at Macy's Inc. and trends such as skinny jeans, so-called jeggings and iPads, will spur demand.

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

  • But even more perplexing than the reasons why thin women choose to don the jeggings is the reason why curvy women choose to follow them.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • For those who love the sleek look of a skinny jean but can't stand the leg-sucking compression, impossibly small openings at the ankles or rigid denim digging into skin, the skinny jean/legging hybrid known as jeggings could be a worthy alternative -- or just one more reason to feel like their thighs will never be toned enough.

    Stories: Local News

  • Skintight leggings and their denim hybrid, known as jeggings, were key for the looks of Russell Brand, Pete Doherty and Agyness Deyn.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • "Seriously, why do denim leggings need to be referred to as jeggings?" the online gurus at

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  • The Best Female Rap Video About Jeggings You Will See Today.

    (Here's a link that will take you directly to the official music video.)

    December 25, 2010

  • “A random list of stuff that the spring 2011 men’s wear shows in Milan suggest that style guys should be on the alert for: pencil thighs shrink-wrapped in jeggings (jeans so tight they look like leggings); scruffy bed head (Bottega Veneta); lug-soled shoes with inset espadrille rope soles (Prada); paper-bag waists (ditto Prada); boat-neck sweaters (ditto ditto); colors from the sorbet bin at the ice cream counter, like watermelon, mango, pistachio (Dsquared) or aqua, mint, almond (Calvin Klein); unlined short-sleeved safari jackets (Gucci); slave chains (Emporio Armani — shout out to Pauly from “Jersey Shore”!); Balenciaga butterfly sunglasses, designed for women but worn by guys, as Snoop Dogg did at the MTV movie awards; Birkenstock style sandals with gladiator straps (Burberry.)”

    The New York Times, Men: What to Watch (and Watch Out For), by Guy Trebay, June 23, 2010

    June 23, 2010