blue devils

plural noun

Definition of blue devils

: low spirits : despondency

First Known Use of blue devils

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Blue devils.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20devils. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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