1. blues

noun. ['ˈbluːz'] 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.


  • folksong
  • boogie
  • blue note
  • folk song
  • African-American music
  • black music
  • boogie-woogie


  • natural elevation
  • psychotic depression
  • neurotic depression
  • high

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Rhymes with Blues

  • misconstrues
  • transfuse
  • newport-news
  • santa-cruz
  • drive-thrus
  • disabuse
  • aeroperu's
  • worldnews
  • underuse
  • primenews
  • kangaroos
  • excuse
  • confuse
  • chartreuse
  • suffuse
  • shampoos
  • revues
  • reviews
  • review's
  • refuse
  • recuse
  • overuse
  • misuse
  • infuse
  • diffuse
  • defuse
  • bocuse
  • bemuse
  • toulouse
  • tattoos

Sentences with blues

1. Noun, plural
Why not vacation in the town called the birthplace of rock and roll and the home of the blues?

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Put her favorite treats in there and let her chew the rainy day blues away.

Quotes about blues

1. Once the subject matter of rock n' roll changed from cars and pop love songs to songs about really true love and the blues and death and mortality, this light bulb went off in my head and I went, 'Oh, that's what they're doing. That's kind of - that's art.'
- David Chase

2. She had been proud of his decision to serve his country, her heart bursting with love and admiration the first time she saw him outfitted in his dress blues.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Lucky One

3. Amy [Winehouse] changed pop music forever, I remember knowing there was hope, and feeling not alone because of her. She lived jazz, she lived the blues.
- Lady Gaga

2. blues

noun. ['ˈbluːz'] a state of depression.


  • vapours
  • depression
  • megrims
  • blue devils


  • euphoria
  • happiness
  • anticyclone
  • seventh heaven