Definition of the blues
: a feeling of sadness or depression I've got (a case of) the blues.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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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