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Meaning of BLUES

Pronunciation:  blooz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a type of folk song that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
  2. [n]  an informal term for a state of depression; "he had a bad case of the blues"
 

BLUES is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: megrims
 
 See Also: African-American music, black music, blue note, boogie, boogie-woogie, depression, folk ballad, folk song

 

 

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