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Origin of denim
Words nearby denim
Example sentences from the Web for denim
There are young rock chicks and rock-boys and arty-looking men and women, in plaid, denim, ripped and stretched cardigans.The Cult of Blondie: Debbie Harry’s Very Special New York Picture Show|Tim Teeman|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, the company is about to become a lot more visible with the introduction of a denim collection.Change.org Petition Asks Beyonce to Comb Blue Ivy’s Hair; Stella McCartney Joins War Child Art Project|The Fashion Beast Team|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The collection, which is “pure Diesel, but better,” featured lots of denim, leather, and military-inspired looks.Lupita Nyong’o for Lancome; Marc by Marc Jacobs’ Social Media Casting Call|The Fashion Beast Team|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The following looks—everything from eveningwear to denim jeans—dripped and dazzled with embellishment.
But, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Rihanna has emerged and triumphed once more—this time in a denim thong.Rihanna Teaches Miley Cyrus How to Twerk in Sexy Video for ‘Pour It Up’|Amy Zimmerman|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Denim, den′im, n. coloured twilled cotton goods for overalls, &c.
His clothing was also, in part, that of a parader: a brilliant-hued coat worn over his ordinary faded suit of denim.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
A pillow can be made out of a little bag of muslin or cotton or denim.Camp and Trail|Stewart Edward White
Amidships was a single man, clad in overalls and a denim shirt.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin
A slender shoe peeped out beneath her denim skirt and tapped on a buried boulder.Bransford of Rainbow Range|Eugene Manlove Rhodes
British Dictionary definitions for denim
- a hard-wearing twill-weave cotton fabric used for trousers, work clothes, etc
- (as modifier)a denim jacket
- a similar lighter fabric used in upholstery
- (as modifier)denim cushion covers