blah

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USAGE NOTE
This word is often repeated in the singular sense and must be preceded by the definite article in the plural sense.
blah(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(empty talk)
a. bla
Every meeting was hours of blah blah blah and about five minutes of consequential discussions.Cada reunión fueron horas de bla bla bla y unos cinco minutos de conversaciones relevantes.
b. la palabrería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Did you read the review of the play? - Yes, it was a bunch of meaningless blah.¿Leíste la crítica de la obra? - Sí, un montón de palabrería sin sentido.
c. las pamplinas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I don't want to hear any more of your blah blah, so please keep it to yourself.No quiero escuchar más tus pamplinas, así que, por favor, ahórratelo.
d. las sandeces
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I can't believe they pay him to go on TV every night and spout his blah blah blah on the news.No puedo creer que le paguen por salir en la tele todas las noches y chorrear sus sandeces en las noticias.
e. las chorradas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The first hour of the so-called debate has been a lot of phony blah blah.La primera hora del supuesto debate ha sido un montón de chorradas falsas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (lacking interest)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. soso
What did you think of the new restaurant? - I didn't love it or hate it. It was just blah.¿Qué te pareció el nuevo restaurante? - Ni me encantó ni lo detesté, simplemente fue soso.
blahs
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (ennui)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la depre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
How are you, Angela? - I've had the blahs ever since Sebastian left to go back to London.¿Cómo estás, Ángela? - He estado con la depre desde que Sebastián volvió a Londres.
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blah
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. la sandeces
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(meaningless remarks, nonsense)
b. la chorradas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. la pendejadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
d. la pavadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
blah, blah, blahy tal y cual, patatín patatán
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blah [blɑː]
adjective
(US) poco apetitoso
noun
1 (words) paja (f); palabrería (f)
and there was a lot more blah, blah, blah y hubo mucho más bla, bla, bla
2
the blahs (US) la depre (informal)
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