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 On the sideline, coach Hank Stram wore a blazer with a Chiefs logo. Ben Volin,, "Eli Manning someday getting into the Hall of Fame should help the Patriots," 25 Jan. 2020 The actor wore a Philosophy Di Lorenza lace and satin slip dress and matching blazer with Christian Dior slingback pumps. Erin Parker, Glamour, "Priyanka Chopra’s Satin Blazer Is a Must-Have for Winter Style," 3 Jan. 2020 For the event, the Duchess of Cambridge paired a smart blazer with maroon pants and a white top. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Channels Fall Vibes in Maroon Pants and a Smart Blazer," 12 Nov. 2019 Meghan changed her getup, this time sporting a custom cropped black Givenchy double-breasted blazer with ankle length pants and black Sarah Flint Perfect Pumps along with a Givenchy black buckle belt and frame bag. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, "All the details on Duchess Meghan's week of flawless fashion," 12 July 2018 Or in Harlem Nights, an all-white formal blazer with a shawl collar. Jamie Lisanti,, "Fashionable 50," 10 July 2018 Gone is the khaki blazer with black Pegasus horse embellishments. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "This glamorous fashion show has us Derby-ready. See the styles you'll be wearing this year," 30 Mar. 2018 Thanks to her vivid teal eye makeup, which matches her blazer, Yoon manages to highlight her eyes and retain her humanity even as she's melted halfway into a computer. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "The Internet's Favorite Illusion Makeup Artist Just Turned Herself Into a Macbook," 24 Jan. 2020 All women’s coats, including blazers, are constructed in this way. Vanessa Nirode, Popular Science, "Five simple fixes to keep your clothing around longer," 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of blazer

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Feb 2020

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“Blazer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 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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