adjective (bluesier; -est) Date: 1946 resembling, characteristic of, or suited to the blues

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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 — 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

  • 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 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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