What does blah mean?

Definitions for blah
blɑblah

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blahnoun

    pompous or pretentious talk or writing

Wiktionary

  1. blahnoun

    Nonsense; drivel; idle, meaningless talk.

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

  2. blahnoun

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

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

  3. blahadjective

    Dull; uninteresting; insipid.

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

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

  4. blahadjective

    Low in spirit or health; down.

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

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

  5. blahinterjection

    An expression of mild frustration.

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

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

  6. blahinterjection

    (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.

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

  7. blahinterjection

    Representing the sound of vomiting. See bleah, bleh.

    Etymology: * 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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blah in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of blah in a Sentence

  1. The Northern Irishman:

    Even with some noise around me,' he can't close, he can't plays on Sundays', blah, blah, blah, I've just got to do my thing, and if I go and I concentrate on me, control what I can do, good golf and good attitude takes care of the rest.

  2. June Jordan:

    anytime you see white men suppose to fight each other an you not white, well you know you got trouble, because they blah-blah loud about Democrat or Republican an they huffing an puff about democracy someplace else but relentless, see, the deal come down evil on somebody don have no shirt an tie, somebody don live in no whiteman house no whiteman country.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    Blah blah blah, Blah, that's my answer.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    it is so irritating listening to those people speaking in a language interspersed with two words you know. when they speak, it sounds something like this : so you know.....well you know....hmm you know.....like you know......I think you know....aaa you know...you know...you know...blah blah ...you know.... it seems they know nothing more than two terms 'you know' and surprisingly, most of them are holding a very privileged or prized position in the organizations and society.

  5. Donald Trump:

    So I always used to say the toughest people are Manhattan real estate guys and blah, blah. Now I say they're babies.

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