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English definition of “blues”

blues

noun [U]     /bluːz/
a type of slow , sad music , originally from the southern US, in which the singer typically sings about their difficult life or bad luck in love : Billie Holiday was famous for singing the blues. a famous blues singer → See also blue adjectiveJazz and bluesTypes of music
(Definition of blues noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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