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
Recent Examples on the Web Davis was accompanied by Jonathan Hiam, the archive’s curator, who had long black hair and wore a green suède blazer. Zach Helfand, The New Yorker, "DJ Shadow’s Sonic Archeology," 6 Jan. 2020 Prince George wore a navy blazer over a blue sweater and collared shirt, which matched dad Prince William’s blue coat and pants. Stephanie Petit,, "Did You Spot the Rarely Seen Difference in Prince George's Christmas Day Ensemble?," 26 Dec. 2019 Photos and video showed Queen Elizabeth II's 98-year-old husband walking out of the hospital just before 9:00 a.m. (4 a.m. ET) wearing a dark blazer, white shirt and light blue tie. Rachel Elbaum, NBC News, "Britain's Prince Philip leaves the hospital after four-day stay," 24 Dec. 2019 Add a cool-girl flair by wearing a blazer over your favorite slip or boho dress. Erin Parker, Glamour, "14 Blazers That Will Instantly Tie Your Look Together," 17 Dec. 2019 The pictures feature Holmes wearing a sleek black bra and blazer, and the second photo offers a clear look at her stomach. Christina Oehler,, "Katie Holmes Posted an Unedited Photo of Her Stretch Marks on Instagram, and Fans Are Loving It," 27 Nov. 2019 Once we were settled in white leather revolving chairs and offered tea and chocolates by a secretary, Lyovochkin strode in, wearing a deconstructed blazer that accentuated his athletic frame. Sam Patten, WIRED, "Kostya and Me: How Sam Patten Got Ensnared in Mueller’s Probe," 14 Aug. 2019 Camou was still wearing a dark blazer when officers in tactical gear led him away from the car in handcuffs. Los Angeles Times, "Authorities review video that allegedly shows kidnapping suspect rapping about killing and burying a woman," 31 July 2019 Mayor Pete threw on a blazer, a Boston Celtics hat, grabbed a clipboard and transformed into former Butler coach and Zionsville native Brad Stevens. Akeem Glaspie, Indianapolis Star, "Pete Buttigieg dresses as Brad Stevens for Halloween — and vice versa," 1 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of blazer

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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16 Jan 2020

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“Blazer.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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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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