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What is "Blazer" - Definition & Explanation

A long-sleeved sports jacket with labels.
Blazer - A long-sleeved sports jacket with lapels.
Light weight, loose fitting sports jacket, often striped or worn as part of a uniform. Usually worn below the hip.
A blazer is a kind of single breasted coat, closely related to a suit jacket. Generally, it differs from a suit jacket in that the buttons are usually metallic, and the outer material generally more durable. They occur most often in blue colors, but blazers of other colors are not unheard of. They are included often in uniforms of civilian bodies, such as airlines, boys schools, yacht clubs, and private security organizations.
Light weight sport jacket.

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