\ ˈbleḵ How to pronounce blech (audio) , ˈblek \

Definition of blech

used to express disgust… the fresh wounds in my gums, where my wisdom teeth used to be, were still trickling a tinny-tasting stream of blood that all the water in the world couldn't rinse off my tongue. Blech. — Megan Seling, The Stranger (Seattle, Washington), 8 May 2013In a blind test, four staffers tried each of the five soups. We heated them on a stove, suggested “for best results,” though you can microwave instead. Bottom line. You say bisque, we say blech. Most of the soups were mediocre and tasted highly processed.Consumer Reports, December 2012

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Blech.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blech. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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