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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Resplendent in Spring 2018’s neon blazer and skintight leggings combo, Musgraves pulled off another daring suit to celebrate the landmark win. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "In Versace, Kacey Musgraves Gave the CMAs Its Fashion Moment," 15 Nov. 2018 And Alice trades her leather for a pink tweed blazer and asks Hal Cooper out for a malt. Jessica Macleish, Teen Vogue, "Someone Died in the Riverdale Flashback Episode and I Need to Talk About It ASAP," 8 Nov. 2018 Even office wear wasn’t immune: Glimmering spangles covered pencil skirts and blazers alike. Eliza Brooke, Vox, "Jenna Lyons, the former powerhouse behind J.Crew, finally announced her next move," 9 Oct. 2018 Meanwhile, Harry kept it simple in black pants, a blazer, and a baby blue button-up shirt. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Had The Sweetest PDA Moment at the Coach Core Awards," 24 Sep. 2018 Denver donned a grey-and-blue sports blazer and a collared shirt with no tie. Chad Pergram, Fox News, "Trump's talk with video game execs recalls Senate's concern that rock was possible root of teen problems," 18 Mar. 2018 Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, wearing a blazer bearing his campaign promises, speaks to The Wall Street Journal weeks before landmark national elections. Gabriele Steinhauser, WSJ, "Looming Election Is Vital for Zimbabwe," 15 June 2018 Also, this will look great under a lightweight blue blazer or chore coat. The Editors Of Gq, GQ, "The 13 Best New Menswear Items to Buy This Week," 8 June 2018 Kate Middleton's little sis wore a casual-dressy ensemble consisting of a blue blazer, navy top, and gingham pants. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "I Need Pippa Middleton's Pants In My Closet Right Now," 31 May 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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