blues noun

1 type of slow sad music

VERB + BLUES play, sing He plays blues on the accordion. She was in the back of a smoky bar singing the blues.

BLUES + NOUN band, musician, singer | song 2 the blues state of feeling sad/depressed

QUANT. attack, fit a bad attack of the blues

VERB + BLUES have | get, suffer from | banish, beat I plan a holiday as a way to beat the blues.