blazer

noun
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

Keep scrolling for more

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, EW.com, 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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'blazer.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of blazer

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About blazer

Time Traveler for blazer

Time Traveler

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

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near blazer

blaze orange

blazer

blaze-up

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for blazer

Last Updated

9 Sep 2021

Cite this Entry

“Blazer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blazer. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for blazer

blazer

noun

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

More from Merriam-Webster on blazer

Nglish: Translation of blazer for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!