Originally Posted by Mike M
Here "dungarees" are brown, canvas pants worn by workmen. Jeans are.....jeans. Good ole "denim".
It's a regional thing and I think it may also be a generational thing. I don't think I have heard the term "dungarees" used by anyone under 40.
Mike (Who is way over 40)
I am forever calling them dungarees! I guess that because I'm 60! Then I correct myself and say "jeans". However, I don't own a pair!