Meaning of “blues” in the English Dictionary

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"the blues" in American English

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the blues

a mood of sadness:

She’s got a bad case of the blues.

bluesnoun [ U ]

us /bluz/

a type of music that began among African-American musicians in the southern US, often with lyrics (= words) about a difficult life or bad luck in love

(Definition of “the blues” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)