Definitions for BLAHblɑ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)meaningless chatter; nonsense.
Category: Status (usage)
the blahs, a feeling of physical uneasiness, general discomfort, or mild depression; malaise.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
Origin of blah:
bombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blah(noun)
pompous or pretentious talk or writing
Nonsense; drivel; idle, meaningless talk.
(in plural, the blahs) A general or ambiguous feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, uneasiness, boredom, mild depression, etc.
Dull; uninteresting; insipid.
Well, the new restaurant seems nice, but their menu is a little blah.
Low in spirit or health; down.
I decided to go exercise rather than sit around all day feeling blah.
An expression of mild frustration.
Blah! Why can't I get this computer to work!
(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.
Representing the sound of vomiting. See bleah, bleh.
Origin: * Sense “Idle, meaningless talk” (1940), probably imitative or echoic in origin.
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