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blah-blah-blah

[blah-blah-blah] /ˈblɑˈblɑˈblɑ/
adverb
1.
and so on; and so forth.
noun
2.
meaningless chatter; idle gossip:
the blah-blah-blah of gossip columnists.
Also, blah-blah.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; reduplication of blah
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  • We all say what a lovely evening, do it again soon, blah-blah-blah.
  • And you see the pointy-headed boss holding his hands over his ears and saying, blah-blah-blah-blah.
Slang definitions & phrases for blah-blah-blah

blah

adjective
  1. (also bla) Unstimulating; bland; featureless; dull: makes one ponder the value of crawling out of bed on such a blah day (1919+)
  2. Tired; mildly depressed; enervated: fever, chills, sore throat make for an allover ''blah'' feeling
interjection

An expression of disagreement, contempt, etc; bullshit (1920s+)

noun

Idle and meaningless talk; falsehoods and vanities; baloney, bunk: a lot of romantic blah (1918+)

[echoic; but first sense said to be fr French blase´, ''indifferent, bored'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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