noun \ˈblas also ˈblaz\

: an often somewhat formal shirt for women and girls

plural blous·es \ˈbla-səz, -zəz\

Full Definition of BLOUSE

a :  a long loose overgarment that resembles a shirt or smock and is worn especially by workmen, artists, and peasants
b :  the jacket of a uniform
:  a usually loose-fitting garment especially for women that covers the body from the neck to the waist
blousy \ˈbla-sē, -zē\ adjective

Examples of BLOUSE

  1. She wore a blouse and a skirt to work.

Origin of BLOUSE

First Known Use: 1823

Rhymes with BLOUSE


verb \ˈblas, ˈblaz\

Definition of BLOUSE

intransitive verb
:  to fall in a fold <coats that blouse above the hip>
transitive verb
:  to cause to blouse

First Known Use of BLOUSE



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