how to pronounce blouse


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blouse is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of blouse in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… from a maid a skirt blouse and her boss …”

meanings of blouse


  1. A loose-fitting uniform jacket.
  2. Alternative form of blowze.
  3. A short garment worn under a sari.
  4. Alternative form of blouze.
  5. A shirt, typically loose and reaching from the neck to the waist.
  6. Alternative form of blowess.
  7. A shirt for women or girls, particularly a shirt with buttons and often a collar; a dress shirt tailored for women.


  1. To hang a garment in loose folds.
  2. To tuck one's pants/trousers (into one's boots).

blouse frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word blouse occurs in english on average 5.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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