- something that blazes or shines brightly.
- a sports jacket, usually a solid color or striped, having metal buttons and sometimes an insignia on the breast pocket, as one worn by a member of a club, school, or the like.
- a small cooking apparatus using as its source of heat a spirit lamp, hot coals, etc., used especially for preparing food at the table or outdoors.
Origin of blazer
Examples from the Web for blazer
She was dressed casually in skinny jeans, a polka dot Zara top and a green Ralph Lauren blazer jacket.Kate Bounces Back To Pre-Baby Shape Just Five and a Half Weeks After Giving Birth
August 30, 2013
The blazer was tossed aside and, clad in just his tuxedo T-shirt, he performed his recent hit single, “Suit & Tie.”Justin Timberlake Closes Out SXSW in Style at Myspace Bash
March 17, 2013
In a blazer and dress shirt open at the collar, he was cool and measured, surely belying a famous inner rage.Rahm Emanuel Up Against a Teacher’s Strike
September 10, 2012
Charismatic and youthful, Seung was wearing shiny gold sneakers and a blazer with metal studs on the back.Neuro Smackdown: Scientists Debate How to Solve the Mystery of the Brain
April 4, 2012
Asian and art deco in feel, they enlivened a blazer, turned a dress into a virtual tapestry.Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten Kick Off Paris Fall 2012 Fashion Week
March 1, 2012
"Good hound, Blazer," cried Sir Simon, recognising the voice of his dog.Is He Popenjoy?
I expected, from my knowledge of your conduct, that you would come and try and get the blazer.Tom, Dick and Harry
Talbot Baines Reed
My hand went to the pocket of my blazer where I had a little revolver.The White Invaders
Raymond King Cummings
At the time of the Roberts fight, he was running the sawmill for Dr. Blazer.The Story of the Outlaw
He said, more to himself than to anyone else, "Blazer's guns was found in his cabin."Trading Jeff and his Dog
James Arthur Kjelgaard
- a fairly lightweight jacket, often striped or in the colours of a sports club, school, etc
Word Origin and History for blazer
"bright-colored jacket," 1880, British university slang, from blaze (n.1), in reference to the red flannel jackets worn by the Lady Margaret, St. John College, Cambridge, boating club. Earlier it had been used in American English in the sense "something which attracts attention" (1845).