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baby blues

Definition of baby blues


  1. 1 :  blue eyes <She gazed into his baby blues.>

  2. 2 :  a feeling of sadness that a woman has after giving birth to a baby

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an extremely young child

    :  infant

    :  an extremely young animal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a baby

    :  much smaller than the usual

  1. :  to tend to indulge with often excessive or inappropriate care and solicitude

    :  to use or treat with care

  1. :  low spirits :  melancholy

    :  a song often of lamentation characterized by usually 12-bar phrases, 3-line stanzas in which the words of the second line usually repeat those of the first, and continual occurrence of blue notes in melody and harmony

    :  jazz or popular music using harmonic and phrase structures of blues

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to depart quickly

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