Last Updated on November 27, 2020
However, when clothing manufacturers started importing the cloth from Genoa city in Italy, which is ‘’Genes’’ in French, dungarees were called jeans instead!
This term dates back to Jazz age, say in the 1920s and was used as a synonym to ‘’excellent’’ and has gained widespread popularity during the 1960s and 70s. However, by 1980s, the word became really an old fashion and people stopped using it. Using this word today will make you sound anything but hip! So, yes make sure you choose your words wisely!