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blouse

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noun \ˈblau̇s also ˈblau̇z\

Definition of blouse

plural

blouses

play \ˈblau̇-səz, -zəz\
  1. 1 a :  a long loose overgarment that resembles a shirt or smock and is worn especially by workmen, artists, and peasants b :  the jacket of a uniform

  2. 2 :  a usually loose-fitting garment especially for women that covers the body from the neck to the waist

blousy

play \ˈblau̇-sē, -zē\ adjective

Examples of blouse in a sentence

  1. She wore a blouse and a skirt to work.

Origin and Etymology of blouse

French


First Known Use: 1823


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blouse

play
verb \ˈblau̇s, ˈblau̇z\

Definition of blouse

bloused

blousing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to fall in a fold <coats that blouse above the hip>

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause to blouse

1897

First Known Use of blouse

1897


BLOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

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blouse

play
noun \ˈblau̇s also ˈblau̇z\

Definition of blouse for English Language Learners

  • : an often somewhat formal shirt for women and girls


BLOUSE Defined for Kids

blouse

play
noun \ˈblau̇s\

Definition of blouse for Students

  1. 1 :  a loose garment for women covering the body from the neck to the waist

  2. 2 :  the jacket of a uniform


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