blaher

blah

[blah] Slang.
noun
1.
nonsense; rubbish: What they say is blah.
2.
the blahs, a feeling of physical uneasiness, general discomfort, or mild depression; malaise: After the long weekend many workers had the Monday-morning blahs.
adjective
3.
insipid; dull; uninteresting.

Origin:
1915–20; imitative


1. bunkum, humbug, hooey, eyewash, twaddle, bosh.
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blah or slang blah blah (blɑː)
 
n
1.  worthless or silly talk; claptrap
 
adj
2.  uninteresting; insipid
 
vb
3.  (intr) to talk nonsense or boringly
 
[C20 imit]
 
blah blah or slang blah blah
 
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adj
 
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[C20 imit]

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blah
"idle, meaningless talk," 1918, probably echoic; the adj. meaning "bland, dull" is from 1919, perhaps infl. by Fr. blasé "bored, indifferent." The blahs "depression" is first attested 1969.
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