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 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 Emhoff embodied the American label's understated cool aesthetic in baggy trousers and an open black blazer fastened with a single button. Hanna Flanagan,, "Kamala Harris' Stepdaughter Ella Emhoff Makes Her NYFW Runway Debut for Proenza Schouler," 18 Feb. 2021 The laps, which Moore completed 50 meters at a time while gripping his walker and wearing a blazer adorned with military medals, quickly caught the attention of Britain’s public and its news media, which nicknamed him Captain Tom. Marie Fazio,, "Captain Tom, who raised millions for UK health workers, is hospitalized," 1 Feb. 2021 Meanwhile, her culinary beau wore a blue blazer, with a black polo shirt and black pants. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Katie Holmes Rocks Red Tartan Pants and Chunky Black Boots on Her 42nd Birthday," 19 Dec. 2020 Gone are the days when a classic black blazer read as stuffy or corporate. Rachel Besser, Vogue, "Why Now Is the Time To Invest in This Classic Blazer," 30 Nov. 2020 For a business-casual outfit, Ms. Giannini recommends a classic black or camel-colored blazer over a T-shirt, and a pair of pants. Deborah Acosta, WSJ, "How to Dress for a Job Interview," 13 Nov. 2020 For her Vogue cover, Harris chose her own clothes, according to Vogue’s story on the photoshoot, including a Donald Deal blazer and Converse Chuck Taylor sneakers, which were a favorite of hers on the campaign trail. Marc Bain, Quartz, "Kamala Harris is on the cover of Vogue, and fashion critics are up in arms," 11 Jan. 2021 Ratajkowski, for instance, wore her classic camel boots with a leather blazer and neon hoodie. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Honey, They Shrunk the Ugg Boot," 6 Jan. 2021 Hadid paired the major beauty look with a sleek and expertly tailored black blazer, matching trousers, and earrings by Yoon Ambush. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bella Hadid Channels Her Inner '80s Prepster with an Oversized Sweater Vest and Leather Platform Loafers," 14 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of blazer

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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1 Mar 2021

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“Blazer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 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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