Meaning of “denim” in the English Dictionary

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"denim" in British English

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denimnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈden.ɪm/ us /ˈden.ɪm/

B2 a thick, strong cotton cloth, often blue in colour, used especially for making jeans:

a denim jacket and jeans
denims UK informal

clothes made of denim:

He's usually in denims.

More examples

  • She was wearing a fringed denim skirt.
  • Leather is very much in fashion this season, as is denim.

(Definition of “denim” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"denim" in American English

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denimnoun [ U ]

us /ˈden·əm/

a thick, strong, cotton cloth, often blue

(Definition of “denim” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)