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Definition of denim noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] a type of strong cotton cloth that is usually blue and is used for making clothes, especially jeans a denim jacket From the French serge de Nîmes, meaning serge (a type of cloth) from the town of Nîmes.
  2. 2denims [plural] (old-fashioned) pants made of denim synonym jeans
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