from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Worthless nonsense; drivel.
  • noun A general feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, or depression.
  • adjective Dull and uninteresting.
  • adjective Low in spirit or health; down.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing


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

[Imitative of meaningless talk.]


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