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n. A garment drawn tight at the waist with blousing hanging over the waistband


A blouson or blouse jacket is a coat that is drawn tight at the waist, causing it to blouse out and hang over the waistband. Some of them have a hood. It takes most of its modern traits from the American flight jacket and police blouson. It is related to the Eisenhower jacket. It is considered to be both sportswear and casual civilian clothing.

Usage examples of "blouson".

The black lace is cut perfectly for her figure- blouson on top, fitted around the hips.

Like her he was dressed casually in cords and a soft-checked shirt, a leather blouson jacket in the same dark green as his jeans held casually in one hand.

The jacket was styled, casually with a hood and a blouson body that would be ideal for skiing in, although it was far too luxurious to expose to the icy ski-slopes.

Tommy said, casually shrugging big shoulders inside a baggy silk blouson that had gone out of fashion a couple of years previously.

She was wearing a black PVC mini skirt, white high heels and a red blouson jacket.

He, in contrast, had changed, and as he stepped inside she saw that he was wearing a leather blouson jacket in a dark jade colour, the leather so soft-looking that she almost reached out and touched it.

The man in the navy blouson wore a long-billed black cap that covered half his face.

Came knocking at my door in all your foul, cool, chic of designer jeans and leather blouson and your pocket stuffed with G.

Its waist was cinched, but the blouson bodice drooped over the waistline.

He muttered darkly and in distinguishably and strode off homewards, his hands in his blouson pockets and his shoulders hunched.

Ganesh sulkily, standing in the shelter of a convenient doorway, his hands stuck in the pockets of his blouson jacket.

Job - was wearing the blue blouson, jeans and trainers, baseball cap in hand.

Job: he - the young man, not Job - was wearing the blue blouson, jeans and trainers, baseball cap in hand.

Judging by his outfit - a soft brown leather blouson over a toffee-coloured cashmere crew neck and a pair of Levi 501s, he was doing his damnedest to ignore the fast approaching fortieth birthday.

As she pulled on a tan leather blouson, she eyed me warily, and I returned the compliment.