Jeans vs. Trousers

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A pair of trousers made from denim cotton.

‘Traditionally most jeans are dyed dark blue.’;


An article of clothing that covers the part of the body between the waist and the ankles or knees, and is divided into a separate part for each leg.

‘The trousers need to be shortened.’; ‘Why can women wear trousers when men can't wear skirts?’;


plural of jean


A garment worn by men and boys, extending from the waist to the knee or to the ankle, and covering each leg separately.


hard-wearing casual trousers made of denim or other cotton fabric

‘he wore a pair of faded jeans and a white T-shirt’;


(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately;

‘he had a sharp crease in his trousers’;



Jeans are a type of pants or trousers, typically made from denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term refers to a particular style of trousers, called , which were invented by Jacob W. Davis in partnership with Levi Strauss & Co.

‘jeans’; ‘blue jeans’;


Trousers (British English), slacks, or pants are an item of clothing that might have originated in Central Asia, worn from the waist to the ankles, covering both legs separately (rather than with cloth extending across both legs as in robes, skirts, and dresses). In the United Kingdom, the word pants generally means underwear and not trousers.

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