Thesaurus

Synonyms & Antonyms of blues

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about blues

Time Traveler for blues

Time Traveler

The first known use of blues was in 1741

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Blues.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blues. Accessed 15 December 2019.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on blues

Dictionary: Definition of blues

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with blues

Medical Dictionary: Definition of blues

Spanish Central: Translation of blues

Nglish: Translation of blues for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of blues for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about blues

Comments on blues

What made you want to look up blues? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

delight or enjoyment

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!