from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural trousers made with chino cloth.

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  • noun Trousers made from chino


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  • The man on stage, dressed in chinos and a crisp white shirt, is Alan Chambers.

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  • In this context, "Khakis" have become popular as business casual pants/trousers, and includes other cuts and fabric types (such as chinos).

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  • For slightly looser pants, such as chinos, Peskowitz advises creating a peg by pinching the fabric slightly at the front during the rolling process. rss feed 2010

  • At 11:30, Pastor Rick takes the stage, dressed in a loose, short-sleeved button-down shirt and black cotton chinos.

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  • Me, I just wanted chinos without pleats and I was lost.

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  • "It seems like gains in sales and earnings will take longer than expected," as casual and basic products were weak and the company needs to "infuse more fashion into items" like chinos, blouses, and T-shirts.

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  • When I asked what his Gunex and Rivamonti customers should do, he grabbed a pair of chinos, pointed at the pleats, and said some basic pieces like pleated pants are being incorporated into the more luxurious Brunello Cucinelli line.

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  • At thirty-three years of age you all of a sudden want flat-front chinos without cuffs?

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