blouson

[blou-son, -zon, bloo-zohn, bloo-zon]
noun
1.
a woman's outer garment having a drawstring, belt, or similar closing, at or below the waist, which causes it to blouse.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to such a garment, the style it exemplifies, or something considered to resemble this style, as a hairdo: a blouson dress; the blouson effect; a blouson bob.

Origin:
1900–05; < French, equivalent to blouse blouse + -on noun suffix

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blouson (ˈbluːzɒn)
 
n
a short jacket or top having the shape of a blouse
 
[C20: French]

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He wears a green jacket over a red blouson, white cuffs, and a wide white collar.
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