- any of various loose blouses with a sailor collar, often extending below the waistline to terminate in a broad band or fold, as worn by sailors, women, or children.
Origin of middy blouse
First recorded in 1910–15
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Examples from the Web for middy blouse
The thing was shaped like a middy-blouse, only a little longer and it had a hood attached.Triple Spies
Roy J. Snell
- a blouse with a sailor collar, worn by women and children, esp formerly