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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Worthless nonsense; drivel.
  • n. A general feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, or depression: "Monday morning Oscar woke up with the blahs” ( New Yorker).
  • adj. Dull and uninteresting.
  • adj. Low in spirit or health; down: sat around all day feeling blah.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Nonsense; drivel; idle, meaningless talk.
  • n. (in plural, the blahs) A general or ambiguous feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, uneasiness, boredom, mild depression, etc.
  • adj. Dull; uninteresting; insipid.
  • adj. Low in spirit or health; down.
  • interj. An expression of mild frustration.
  • interj. 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.
  • interj. Representing the sound of vomiting. See bleah, bleh.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. pompous or pretentious talk or writing

Etymologies

Imitative of meaningless talk.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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