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Levi's

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Pronunciation: /ˈliːvʌɪz
 
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Definition of Levi's in English:

plural noun

trademark
A brand of denim jeans.
Example sentences
  • Using Jacob's rivet innovation the first pair of Levi's were produced in 1873.
  • She dressed in Levi's, flannel shirt over the omnipresent tank top, and ancient cowboy boots.
  • For example, it may be more important to a prospective employer that you look good in a pair of Levi's and a tank top than the ability to change a barrel.

Origin

1920s: named after Levi Strauss, original US manufacturer in the 1860s.

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