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blouson

[blou-son, -zon, bloo-zohn, bloo-zon] /ˈblaʊ sɒn, -zɒn, bluˈzoʊn, ˈblu zɒn/
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
1900-1905
1900-05; < French, equivalent to blouse blouse + -on noun suffix
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Examples for blouson
  • He wears a green jacket over a red blouson, white cuffs, and a wide white collar.
British Dictionary definitions for blouson

blouson

/ˈbluːzɒn/
noun
1.
a short jacket or top having the shape of a blouse
Word Origin
C20: French
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