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blouse

blouse

 
 
pronunciation:
blaUs
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a garment worn on the upper body, usu. by women and children, and having a bodice and optional collar and sleeves.
You need a pretty blouse to go with that fancy skirt.
 
definition 2: a loosely fitting peasant garment covering the arms and torso and extending as far as the hip or knee.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: bloused, blouses, blousing
definition: to hang or puff out loosely.
Her skirt bloused around her as she sat down on the ground.
similar words:
bosom
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to arrange in a loosely folded manner.
The seamstress bloused the bodice at the waist.
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