Blues

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Definition

to have the blues, to feel blue: to feel sad, melancholy, or depressed
idiom

(I love listening to) the blues: (I love listening to) popular African American music of the 1940s and 1950s (example: Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters, B.B. King)
noun

Examples

  • "I've got the barbershop blues, I was abused"
  • "I've got the barbershop blues!"
  • "Brent : Moira, I have just the thing for your winter blues."
  • "He, she or it shall provide me with loyal companionship, unconditional love, and occasionally snuggle with me when I am feeling blue."
  • "(I've got) the blues - (I am) feeling sad or depressed"
  • "The winter weather is giving me the blues and the water is getting a bit chilly."

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