Sat around all day feeling blah.
An example of blah is an overcast day at the beach, a blah day.
And the speaker went on, blah, blah, blah, seemingly forever.
An example of a blah is the feeling a child has when stuck in the house on a rainy day.
An example of blah is what a person says at the end of a long list of items instead of actually listing the items, "She had a coffee, doughnut, blah, blah, blah."
Yea, yea, blah blah blah, Mom, you said this all yesterday.
And then he was like, "Oh, my brother's an Internet millionaire, blah blah blah." Like I care!
I decided to go exercise rather than sit around all day feeling blah.
Blah! Why can't I get this computer to work!
- a state of weariness, boredom, or general lack of interest in life
Other Word Forms
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of blah
- Imitative of meaningless talk
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- The blahs (“boredom, mild depression”) first attested 1969; extension of adjective sense and influenced by term the blues.
- Adjective sense “bland, dull” (1919), perhaps influenced by French blasé (“bored, indifferent”).
- Also may be connected with bleat