blah

[blah]Slang.
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noun
  1. nonsense; rubbish: What they say is blah.
  2. the blahs, a feeling of physical uneasiness, general discomfort, or mild depression; malaise: After the long weekend many workers had the Monday-morning blahs.
adjective
  1. insipid; dull; uninteresting.

Origin of blah

First recorded in 1915–20; imitative

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blah

blah blah

slang
noun
  1. worthless or silly talk; claptrap
adjective
  1. uninteresting; insipid
verb
  1. (intr) to talk nonsense or boringly

Word Origin for blah

C20 imit
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Word Origin and History for blah
n.

"idle, meaningless talk," 1918, probably echoic; the adjective meaning "bland, dull" is from 1919, perhaps influenced by French blasé "bored, indifferent." The blahs "depression" is attested by 1966.

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