Adjective "Bluesy" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bluesy


    Definition:

    1. the blues, (used with a plural verb) depressed spirits; despondency; melancholy: This rainy spell is giving me the blues.

    2. (used with a singular verb) Jazz. a song, originating with American blacks, that is marked by the frequent occurrence of blue notes, and that takes the basic form, customarily improvised upon in performance, of a 12-bar chorus consisting of a 3-line stanza with the second line repeating the first. the genre constituting such songs.

    Origin:
    blues

    Examples:

    "edges can be bluesy."