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blah

 (blä) Informal
n.
1. often blah blah or blah blah blah Meaningless or uninteresting remarks.
2. blahs A general feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, or depression: "Monday morning Oscar woke up with the blahs" (New Yorker).
adj.
1. Dull and uninteresting.
2. Low in spirit or health; down: sat around all day feeling blah.

[Imitative of meaningless talk.]

blah adv.
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blah

(blɑː) or

blah blah

n
worthless or silly talk; claptrap
adj
uninteresting; insipid
vb
(intr) to talk nonsense or boringly
[C20 imit]
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blah

(blɑ)
Informal. n.
1. meaningless chatter; nonsense.
2. the blahs, a feeling of physical uneasiness, general discomfort, or mild depression; malaise.
adj.
3. dull; uninteresting.
[1915–20; imitative]
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blah


Past participle: blahed
Gerund: blahing

Imperative
blah
blah
Present
I blah
you blah
he/she/it blahs
we blah
you blah
they blah
Preterite
I blahed
you blahed
he/she/it blahed
we blahed
you blahed
they blahed
Present Continuous
I am blahing
you are blahing
he/she/it is blahing
we are blahing
you are blahing
they are blahing
Present Perfect
I have blahed
you have blahed
he/she/it has blahed
we have blahed
you have blahed
they have blahed
Past Continuous
I was blahing
you were blahing
he/she/it was blahing
we were blahing
you were blahing
they were blahing
Past Perfect
I had blahed
you had blahed
he/she/it had blahed
we had blahed
you had blahed
they had blahed
Future
I will blah
you will blah
he/she/it will blah
we will blah
you will blah
they will blah
Future Perfect
I will have blahed
you will have blahed
he/she/it will have blahed
we will have blahed
you will have blahed
they will have blahed
Future Continuous
I will be blahing
you will be blahing
he/she/it will be blahing
we will be blahing
you will be blahing
they will be blahing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blahing
you have been blahing
he/she/it has been blahing
we have been blahing
you have been blahing
they have been blahing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blahing
you will have been blahing
he/she/it will have been blahing
we will have been blahing
you will have been blahing
they will have been blahing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blahing
you had been blahing
he/she/it had been blahing
we had been blahing
you had been blahing
they had been blahing
Conditional
I would blah
you would blah
he/she/it would blah
we would blah
you would blah
they would blah
Past Conditional
I would have blahed
you would have blahed
he/she/it would have blahed
we would have blahed
you would have blahed
they would have blahed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blah - pompous or pretentious talk or writingblah - pompous or pretentious talk or writing
grandiloquence, grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric - high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation; "the grandiosity of his prose"; "an excessive ornateness of language"
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Translations

blah

[blɑː]
A. ADJ (US) → poco apetitoso
B. N
1. (= words) → paja f, palabrería f
and there was a lot more blah, blah, blahy hubo mucho más bla, bla, bla
2. the blahs (US) → la depre
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blah

(inf)
n (dated, = nonsense) → Blabla (inf), → Geschwafel (inf) nt
interj blah, blah, blahblabla (inf)
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