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1. A sturdy, often blue denim fabric.
2. dungarees Pants or overalls made of sturdy denim fabric.
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1. (Textiles) a coarse cotton fabric used chiefly for work clothes, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (plural)
a. a suit of workman's overalls made of this material consisting of trousers with a bib attached
b. a casual garment resembling this, usually worn by women or children
3. (Clothing & Fashion) US trousers
[C17: from Hindi dungrī, after Dungrī, district of Mumbai, where this fabric originated]
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a. work clothes, overalls, etc., of blue denim.
b. blue jeans.
2. blue denim.
[1605–15; < Hindi dungrī kind of coarse cloth]
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