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blues Saltos de línea: blues

Definición de blues en inglés:

plural sustantivo

1 (often the blues) [treated as singular or plural] Melancholic music of black American folk origin, typically in a twelve-bar sequence. It developed in the rural southern US towards the end of the 19th century, finding a wider audience in the 1940s, as blacks migrated to the cities. This urban blues gave rise to rhythm and blues and rock and roll: blues has always had a strong following in Australia [as modifier]: a blues singer
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • People never know if my music is jazz or blues or folk or pop, but I don't know how to put myself into a category.
  • What emerges from this mixture is a very American sound that mixes jazz, country and western, rock, popular song, folk, and the blues.
  • That progressed from the blues into folk and gospel music and things like that.
1.1 [treated as singular] A piece of blues music: a blues in C
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  • Each book contains ballads, blues, Latin pieces and rags.
  • I'm going to do a Blues and then I get into a Ballad and then...?
  • ‘I love her because she would sing all over the song, rather than just do it straight, and she could sing a standard in a gritty gospel style then do a blues and just kill everyone in the room.’
2 (the blues) informal Feelings of melancholy, sadness, or depression: she’s got the blues
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  • You say you've got the blues in your alligator shoes.
  • Your bud's got the blues: you have a bud who's just not herself lately?
  • He was basically a rich kid coming up, but he got the blues down deep in his own way.
Sinónimos

Origen

Mid 18th century (in sense 2): elliptically from blue devils 'depression or delirium tremens'.

Palabras que riman con blues

abuse, accuse, adieux, amuse, bemuse, billets-doux, booze, bruise, choose, Clews, confuse, contuse, cruise, cruse, Cruz, diffuse, do's, Druze, effuse, enthuse, excuse, fuse (US fuze), Hughes, incuse, interfuse, lose, Mahfouz, mews, misuse, muse, news, ooze, Ouse, perfuse, peruse, rhythm-and-blues, ruse, schmooze, snooze, suffuse, Toulouse, transfuse, trews, use, Vaduz, Veracruz, who's, whose, youse

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