blaz·​er | \ˈblā-zər \

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 \ 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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This isn’t the first time that Blake has paired two similar styles together for one powerful ensemble; back in August, the 31-year-old chose to rock two velvet blazers, layered on top of one another for a uniquely chic vibe. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Blake Lively Wears Sequined Dress and Matching Thigh-High Boots at Chanel Métiers d'Art Show," 9 Dec. 2018 Models, dressed in the label's collegiate-style sweaters and asymmetrical navy blazers, posed with over 30 rescue dogs in need of homes for the campaign. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Monse's Pre-Fall 2019 Collection Shoot Features Adorable Dogs for a Great Reason," 6 Dec. 2018 Even the idea of what a leader should be—path blazer, team builder, stock-market guru—is being challenged. ... Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, WSJ, "Five Books Executives Should Read to Prepare for 2019," 3 Dec. 2018 As Harry participated in the games, Markle, wearing a chic navy dress and white blazer, cheered on her prince from the sidelines. Morgan Evans, Town & Country, "A Definitive History of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Relationship," 15 Oct. 2018 Men will often wear colored suits and blazers, pinstripe shirts, waistcoats and caps. Luke Smith, New York Times, "Maintaining the Traditions of Le Mans," 4 July 2018 Boarding school conjures a certain image: children in preppy blazers, leafy quadrangles in New England and tuition that costs more than many families earn in a year. Laura J. Nelson,, "Building L.A.'s rail system will create thousands of jobs. Can a transportation boarding school fill them?," 18 June 2018 Jenner’s long-term boyfriend, Corey Gamble, also attended the party and sported a blue blazer, a black shirt and black pants. Natalie Stone,, "Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble Go Out in L.A. as Kim Kardashian Supports Kanye West in Wyoming," 1 June 2018 Have a closet of interesting dresses, blazers, pants and tops. Liz Bentley /, NBC News, "Your Look Matters – Is it enhancing or hindering your value," 1 June 2018

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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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