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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Other Words from blazer

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

Examples of blazer in a Sentence

He wore a blue blazer and khaki pants. a wool skirt and matching blazer
Recent Examples on the Web Then belted a chest-high blazer over the center-field fence. San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Sep. 2021 Another image of Bey in the same outfit showed the singer cuddling one of her twins in her blazer aboard what appeared to be a private plane. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 Aug. 2021 Most men wear this image on a patch on their blue blazer. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 24 July 2021 Dressed in a brown corduroy blazer and his trademark newsboy cap, his former students spotted him from yards away. Mandy Mclaren, The Courier-Journal, 12 Aug. 2021 Affleck looked dapper in a linen blazer layered over a white button-down and black trousers. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 Aug. 2021 Kristin Davis, who plays Charlotte, also gave us a new shot over the weekend, sharing a look at Charlotte in a white blazer and hat. Jolie Lash,, 8 Aug. 2021 Aviator-like bomber jackets have returned, too—choose between Stella McCartney’s elegant satin style or Junya Watanabe’s iteration in a blazer meets bomber hybrid. Madeline Fass, Vogue, 30 July 2021 In archival footage from 2000, Bourdain hovers uneasily at an airport on the way to shoot his pilot season of A Cook’s Tour, sweetly formal in a blazer. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 24 July 2021

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First Known Use of blazer

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 Sep 2021

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“Blazer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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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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