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Definition of "blouse" []

  • A woman's or child's loosely fitting shirt that extends to the waist or slightly below. See Regional Note at greasy. (noun)
  • A loosely fitting garment resembling a long shirt, worn especially by European workmen. (noun)
  • The service coat or tunic worn by the members of some branches of the U.S. armed forces. (noun)
  • To hang or cause to hang loosely and fully. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blouse" in a sentence
  • "The blueberry skirt and blouse is worn during gardening and watering."
  • "Her snug blouse is open enough to the neck to show part of a spider web tattoo that flourishes behind soft cotton."
  • "For example, Lori's romantic Chloé blouse is an obsession stemming from her desire to channel Olivia Hussey in Zeffirelli's "Romeo and Juliet," and a fur capelet adds just the right proportions."