EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly connected with Proto-Slavic *bľьvati (to vomit) (Russian блева́ть (blevátʹ), Old Church Slavonic бльвати (blĭvati)), Ancient Greek φλύω (phlúō, I'm spouting), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlewH-

PronunciationEdit

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InterjectionEdit

bleah

  1. (slang, US) Expresses negative feeling. The quality of the emotion expressed is more negative than that of blah and has a slight feeling of disgust, verging on nausea.
    • You bought that green station wagon? Bleah!
    • 2005, William Safire, The Ick Factor (in The New York Times, 25 September 2005)
      Reviewing my list of ickisms - yuck, yecch, bleah, ew and ick - the linguist [David McNeill] observes, "Negative words having to do with disgust seem to be embodied in the experience of expelling unwanted, possibly poisonous, materials from the mouth. []

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NounEdit

bleah n (plural bleahuri)

  1. Alternative form of bleau

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