blou·​son | \ ˈblau̇-ˌsän How to pronounce blouson (audio) , ˈblü-ˌzän How to pronounce blouson (audio) \

Definition of blouson

: a garment (such as a dress) having a close waistband with blousing of material over it

Examples of blouson in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His blouson bomber jackets and Raf Simons’s MA-1s have reinvigorated interest in the silhouette, all bubbly and bulbous up top. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 1 Feb. 2022 Paired with the blouson sleeves, this blouse will make your cottagecore dreams come true. Celia Shatzman, Forbes, 28 Jan. 2022 The two-piece suit can be worn to a video meeting and turns into a blouson with a detachable hood when the jacket is reversed. Miho Inada, WSJ, 23 Feb. 2021 These ovoid dresses, with their soft curves, feel less like the showy poufs of the Emanuel Ungaro ’80s and more in step with the gentle blouson lines of Ungaro’s peer, Romeo Gigli. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 21 Oct. 2020 The fitted, ankle-grazing outfit featured blouson sleeves, a black silk panel on the hem, button closures down the bodice, a white mini underlay. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 Dec. 2019 Shimmering with shades of red, orange and pink, Kidman’s dress features floral burst appliqués, blouson sleeves and fringe detailing on the skirt. Hannah Chubb,, 13 Nov. 2019 Pieces include tie-die t-shirts, cozy sweaters and a blouson waist blouse in two color-ways, and each one is under $100. Hanna Flanagan,, 4 Nov. 2019 Tomei wore a one-shoulder style with a blouson sleeve. Melissa Magsaysay, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of blouson

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blouson

French, from blouse

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“Blouson.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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