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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

blah*blɑ

  1. (n.)meaningless chatter; nonsense.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. the blahs, a feeling of physical uneasiness, general discomfort, or mild depression; malaise.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  3. (adj.)dull; uninteresting.

* Informal..

Origin of blah:

1915–20; imit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blah(noun)

    pompous or pretentious talk or writing

Wiktionary

  1. blah(Noun)

    Nonsense; drivel; idle, meaningless talk.

  2. blah(Noun)

    (in plural, the blahs) A general or ambiguous feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, uneasiness, boredom, mild depression, etc.

  3. blah(Adjective)

    Dull; uninteresting; insipid.

    Well, the new restaurant seems nice, but their menu is a little blah.

  4. blah(Adjective)

    Low in spirit or health; down.

    I decided to go exercise rather than sit around all day feeling blah.

  5. blah(Interjection)

    An expression of mild frustration.

    Blah! Why can't I get this computer to work!

  6. blah(Interjection)

    (When spoken repeatedly, often three times in succession: blah blah blah!) Imitative of idle, meaningless talk; used sometimes in a slightly derogatory manner to mock or downplay another's words, or to show disinterest in a diatribe, rant, instructions, unsolicited advice, parenting, etc. Also used when recalling and retelling another's words, as a substitute for the portions of the speech deemed irrelevant.

  7. blah(Interjection)

    Representing the sound of vomiting. See bleah, bleh.

  8. Origin: * Sense “Idle, meaningless talk” (1940), probably imitative or echoic in origin.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'BLAH' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2152

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