blaz·​er ˈblā-zər How to pronounce blazer (audio)
: one that blazes
: a sports jacket often with notched collar and patch pockets
blazered 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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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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Cite this Entry

“Blazer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


blaz·​er ˈblā-zər How to pronounce blazer (audio)
: a sports jacket in bright stripes or solid color

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