jeans


jeans

< /ˈhɒp wʊd/, 1877–1946, English astrophysicist and author.

noun

  1. Sometimes jeans. a sturdy twilled fabric, usually of cotton.
  2. jeans, (used with a plural verb)
    1. blue jeans.
    2. pants of various fabrics, styled or constructed like blue jeans.Compare Levi’s.

noun

  1. born 1921, Grand Duke of Luxembourg 1964–2000.
  2. a male given name, form of John.
  3. a female given name.

pl n

  1. informal trousers for casual wear, made esp of denim or corduroy

noun

  1. Sir James Hopwood. 1877–1946, English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician, best known for his popular books on astronomy. He made important contributions to the kinetic theory of gases and the theory of stellar evolution

noun

  1. a tough twill-weave cotton fabric used for hard-wearing trousers, overalls, etcSee also jeans

noun

  1. born 1921, full name Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d’Aviano, grand duke of Luxembourg (1964–2000)
  2. Michaelle. born 1957, in Haiti. Canadian stateswoman and broadcaster; governor-general from 2005
n.

see jean.

masc. proper name, from French equivalent of John. Fem. proper name is from French equivalent of Jane.

n.

“twilled cotton cloth,” mid-15c., from Middle French jean fustian “fustian (a type of twilled cotton cloth) of Genoa,” the city in Italy, from Old French Jannes “Genoa,” from Latin Genua (see Genoa). The plural form jeans became standard 19c.

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