(ō′vər-blous′, -blouz′)
A blouse fashioned for wearing outside the waistband of a skirt or slacks.
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(Clothing & Fashion) a blouse designed to be worn not tucked into trousers or a skirt but to fit loosely over the waist or hips
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(ˈoʊ vərˌblaʊs, -ˌblaʊz)

a blouse designed to be worn outside the waistband of a skirt or a pair of slacks.
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