what does blah mean?



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Blah is a word in spoken English, less commonly seen written and speech. It differs from a speech disfluency such as "um" or "er" in that it is a deliberately used word used to represent another word, rather than an accidental or temporary interjection into speech.

Blah is a token word with no meaning of its own, usually used to illustrate generic, boring speech. It may be used to fill in blank space, or to replace another word or phrase. It is for this last purpose that blah is sometimes assumed to mean something negative because it is used to replace a word that may be unpleasant, but blah itself is neutral. If spoken aloud the tone can usually be used to determine the speaker's intent.

Blah can also work as an onomatopoetic word associated with vomiting. In this case, the word is often stretched out and guttural to suggest vomiting.

Blah is also used within a compound noun, suggesting a psychological state or expressing an opinion; for example, February blahs describes a generally depressed condition during winter.

One theory of the origin of the word is that its use as a replacement for droning speech is echoic and that its use as a word meaning "bland" or "dull" derives from the French word blasé.

Blah is also a nonsense word, having no real meaning. It is also used as filler in a sentence Source(s):
Oh and I got it from Wikipedia! rubbish. etc yeah, whatever blah ( P ) Pronunciation Key (blä) Informal
n.
Worthless nonsense; drivel.
blahs A general feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, or depression: “Monday morning Oscar woke up with the blahs” (New Yorker).

adj.
Dull and uninteresting.
Low in spirit or health; down: sat around all day feeling blah. GOT A BAD CASE OF THE BLAHS
MOOD SWING TO FEEL NAUSEA OR JUST DEPRESSED ABOUT SOMTHIN LISTLESS I dont care blah blah blah. It can mean dull chatter with no importance. It can also mean very bland when refering to clothing or taste.

In other words very non-special Blah is a word in spoken English, less commonly seen written and speech. It differs from a speech disfluency such as "um" or "er" in that it is a deliberately used word used to represent another word, rather than an accidental or temporary interjection into speech.

Blah is a token word with no meaning of its own, usually used to illustrate generic, boring speech. It may be used to fill in blank space, or to replace another word or phrase. It is for this last purpose that blah is sometimes assumed to mean something negative because it is used to replace a word that may be unpleasant, but blah itself is neutral. If spoken aloud the tone can usually be used to determine the speaker's intent.

Blah can also work as an onomatopoetic word associated with vomiting. In this case, the word is often stretched out and guttural to suggest vomiting.

Blah is also used within a compound noun, suggesting a psychological state or expressing an opinion; for example, February blahs describes a generally depressed condition during winter.

One theory of the origin of the word is that its use as a replacement for droning speech is echoic and that its use as a word meaning "bland" or "dull" derives from the French word blasé.[1]

Blah is also a nonsense word, having no real meaning. It is also used as filler in a sentence.

Examples of use
Generic speech:

He was saying, "blah, blah, blah, blah..." and was not listening to me.
Or using the word blah, just for a subsitute for an answer...

The lecture was so boring, all the audience heard was "blah, blah, blah".
The schoolteacher in the classic cartoon strip Peanuts is often shown as saying 'blahblahblah', as a device to indicate that the character is not listening or understanding what the teacher is saying.
Example
In the Demented Cartoon Movie, certain characters become suddenly and explosively decapitated after saying the word 'blah'



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