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.]

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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

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  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

Examples of jean in a Sentence

  1. Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch:

    The Jean Nidetch Story.

  2. Resident Alyssa Kinsey:

    Botham Shem Jean was great, as Botham Shem Jean.

  3. Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak:

    (Commission President Jean-Claude) Juncker's proposal has several positive points.

  4. Botham Jean father:

    Again, I love Brandt Jean as a person, and I don't wish anything bad on Brandt Jean.

  5. Alex Walker:

    The big one is that he -- he wears jean shorts sometimes. And that's a little rough.

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