Definition of BLUES

noun : BLUES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes ;

verb : BLUES

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : BLUES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky; "October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson; "a blue flame"; "blue haze of tobacco smoke" ;

  • 2. (

    ) used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms); "a ragged blue line" ;

  • 6. (

    ) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes" ;

  • 7. (

    ) morally rigorous and strict; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"; "blue laws" ;


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