Definition of jeggings in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛɡɪŋz/

plural noun

trademark in the UK
Tight-fitting stretch trousers for women, styled to resemble a pair of denim jeans.
Example sentences
  • The past craze for leggings has been replaced by this year's trend for jeggings, close-fitting leggings made of fabric that resembles denim in appearance.
  • Skintight leggings and their denim hybrid, known as jeggings, were key for the looks of Russell Brand, Pete Doherty and Agyness Deyn.
  • Staying comfortably ahead of the fashion pack, Nicola Roberts plumped for a pair of on-trend jeggings today.


Early 21st century: blend of jeans and leggings.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: jeg|gings

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