What does jean mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jean, blue jean, denim(noun)

    (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear

  2. denim, dungaree, jean(noun)

    a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric


  1. jean(n.)

    (pl.) (j

  2. jean(n.)

    (pl.) (j

  3. Origin: [Prob. named from Genoa. See Jane.]


  1. jean(Noun)


  2. jean(Adjective)

    Made of denim (as "jean jacket").

  3. Jean(ProperNoun)


  4. Origin: From the bleu de Gênes (“blue from Gênes”), a blue dye made in Gênes used to tint cloth from Nîmes (denim).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jean(noun)

    a twilled cotton cloth

  2. Origin: [Prob. named from Genoa. See Jane.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jean

    jān, n. a twilled cotton cloth.—n. Jeanette′, coarse jean, for lining.—Satin jean, a smooth, glossy, hard-twilled cotton goods. [Jane.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jean' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3641

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jean' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1401

Anagrams for jean »

  1. jane, Jane, Jena


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jean in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch:

    The Jean Nidetch Story.

  2. Jean Renoir:

    I was just out of college and still believed in classifications and categories - Jean Renoir

  3. Alan Alda, GQ, Summer, 1980:

    Jean Paul Sartre says in "No Exit" that hell is other people. Well, our task in life is to make it heaven. Or at least earth.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Jean Paul Sartre says that ‘Hell is other people!’ In the name of completing this sentence we must also say this: ‘Heaven is other people too!

  5. Philippe Streiff:

    I let Philippe Streiff get carried away in front of the camera, the interview took a long time, too long, and I am aware that I made insulting and defamatory comments about Jean Todt, Gerard Saillant and the FIA which I sincerely regret.

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