: blues sense 2
especially : blues as performed by white rock musicians
… the brutish white blooze of the early '70s … David Fricke, Rolling Stone, 2 June 1994
Shepherd's readings of Dylan and Hendrix are energetic enough, but his originals are standard-issue blooze rock … Marc Weingarten, Entertainment Weekly, 28 Nov. 1997

Word History


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First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blooze was in 1972

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“Blooze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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