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blues

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blues (-)
  1. Plural form of blue.
  2. (informal) A feeling of sadness or depression.
    • Usage note: Often preceded by the definite article.
  3. (singular or plural) (informal) One's particular life experience, particularly including the hardships one has faced.
    Your blues is just like mine.
    Your blues are just like mine.
  4. A musical form, African-American in origin, generally featuring an eight-bar or twelve-bar structure and using the blues scale.
    • Usage note: Often preceded by the definite article.
    Many great blues musicians came from the Mississippi Delta region.
    A large portion of modern popular music is influenced by the blues.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A musical composition following blues forms.
    My next number is a blues in G.

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blues

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of blue.

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Noun

Declination for blues Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative blues bluesen
Genitive bluess bluesens

blues c.

  1. blues; a musical form
  2. blues; a musical composition

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