[ bley-zer ]
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  1. something that blazes or shines brightly.

  2. 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.

  1. 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.

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Origin of blazer

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at blaze1, -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for blazer


/ (ˈbleɪzə) /

  1. a fairly lightweight jacket, often striped or in the colours of a sports club, school, etc

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