blaz·​er | \ ˈblā-zər How to pronounce blazer (audio) \

Definition of blazer

1 : one that blazes
2 : a sports jacket often with notched collar and patch pockets

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blazered \ ˈblā-​zərd How to pronounce blazered (audio) \ adjective

Examples of blazer in a Sentence

He wore a blue blazer and khaki pants. a wool skirt and matching blazer

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For the occasion, Kate wore a red double breasted blazer over a turtleneck, black pants, and boots. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton and Prince William Step Out in Wales," 8 May 2019 While Ryan’s clients wanted a functional and family-oriented space, Caitlin’s clients—a young and snazzy duo whose everyday ensemble includes velvet blazers and sky-high stilettos—had a slightly different vision for their home. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "See the Dramatic Reveal from the Best Room Wins Series Premiere," 2 May 2019 Turner, who is engaged herself to Joe Jonas, wore a red blazer minidress, black over-the-knee boots and black-and-white checker crossbody bag. Lindy Segal,, "See What the Game of Thrones Cast Wore to Kit Harington and Rose Leslie's Wedding," 25 June 2018 In an oversized cream blazer worn over a silk skirt and white blouse combination, Huntington-Whiteley went for the elegance of classic workwear elevated by haute details. Vogue, "Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Upgrades a Model Off-Duty Styling Trick," 2 May 2019 Chloé blazer, $2,695, Chloé boutiques, Stella McCartney bra, $80, Stella McCartney New York Photo: Jamie Hawkesworth for WSJ. David Kamp, WSJ, "Phoebe Waller-Bridge is a Powerhouse on the Rise," 5 Nov. 2018 The menswear blazer, one of this season's biggest trends, is one of them. Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Is Why You Should Own a Menswear Blazer," 18 Sep. 2018 In July, Reinhart was spotted wearing Sprouse’s maroon blazer at Entertainment Weekly‘s Comic-Con Bash in San Diego Saturday night, and the two were later seen holding hands and kissing. Natalie Stone,, "Riverdale Stars (and Rumored Couple!) Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart Return from Hawaii Vacation," 8 Jan. 2018 Models, designers, and editors embraced the oversize blazer during the Fall 2019 shows, styling theirs with everything from long, psychedelic print dresses to leopard biker shorts and knee-high boots. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Why a Big, Boxy Blazer Is the Best Spring Jacket," 4 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of blazer

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of blazer was in the 15th century

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English Language Learners Definition of blazer

: a jacket that is worn over a shirt and that looks like a suit jacket but is not part of a suit

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