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 (blä) Informal
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).
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blahs - a general feeling of boredom and dissatisfactionblahs - a general feeling of boredom and dissatisfaction
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
boredom, ennui, tedium - the feeling of being bored by something tedious
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"Blah, blah, blah..." is her favourite phrase and tailing off without completing a sentence, her trademark.
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