Definition of jeans in English:


Syllabification: jeans
Pronunciation: /jēnz


  • Hard-wearing trousers made of denim or other cotton fabric, for informal wear. See also blue jeans.
    More example sentences
    • She was wearing blue denim jeans and a jacket, a long jumper and a small yellow metal ring decorated with bows.
    • He was wearing blue denim jeans, a white shirt with blue stripes in a criss-cross pattern.
    • Liz was wearing the new jeans, boots and denim blouse she had got at Christmas.


mid 19th century: plural of jean.

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