Sat around all day feeling blah.
I decided to go exercise rather than sit around all day feeling blah.
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."
And the speaker went on, blah, blah, blah, seemingly forever.
Blah! Why can't I get this computer to work!
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!
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 an overcast day at the beach, a blah day.
- A state of weariness, boredom, or general lack of interest in life.
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