[ blou-son, -zon, bloo-zohn, bloo-zon ]
/ ˈblaʊ sɒn, -zɒn, bluˈzoʊn, ˈblu zɒn /


a woman's outer garment having a drawstring, belt, or similar closing, at or below the waist, which causes it to blouse.


of or relating 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 of blouson

1900–05; < French, equivalent to blouse blouse + -on noun suffix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for blouson

/ (ˈbluːzɒn) /


a short jacket or top having the shape of a blouse

Word Origin for blouson

C20: French
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