bluesy

UK [ˈbluːzɪ] / US [ˈbluzɪ] adjective
Word forms "bluesy":
adjective bluesy comparative bluesier superlative bluesiest music
bluesy music has the slow sad sound of blues, which developed from the songs of black slaves in the southern US

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • bluesy — [blo͞oz′ē] adj. bluesier, bluesiest of or characteristic of the blues * * * See bluesman. * * * …   Universalium

  • bluesy — ● bluesy adjectif invariable Familier. Se dit d une musique qui rappelle le blues …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bluesy — 1946, from BLUES (Cf. blues) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bluesy — [blo͞oz′ē] adj. bluesier, bluesiest of or characteristic of the blues …   English World dictionary

  • bluesy — [[t]blu͟ːzi[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n If you describe a song or the way it is performed as bluesy, you mean that it is performed in a way that is characteristic of the blues. ...bluesy sax and strings theme music …   English dictionary

  • bluesy — blue|sy [ˈblu:zi] adj bluesy music is slow and sad, like blues …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bluesy — blues ► PLURAL NOUN 1) (treated as sing. or pl. ) melancholic music of black American folk origin. 2) (the blues) informal feelings of melancholy or depression. DERIVATIVES bluesy adjective. ORIGIN from blue devils «depression or delirium… …   English terms dictionary

  • bluesy — adjective (bluesier; est) Date: 1946 resembling, characteristic of, or suited to the blues …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bluesy — adjective Characteristic of the blues …   Wiktionary

  • bluesy — adj. (Music) of or like the blues; composed or performed in the style of the blues …   English contemporary dictionary

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