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1. A state of depression which becomes the norm after you've spent your whole life being a slave or a sharecropper or another shitty occupation.

2. The result of somebody with the aforementioned problem picking up an instrument and singing about it.

3. A specific chord progression that originated in the 19th Century in the American South from black slaves with the problem mentioned in (1) and the talent mentioned in (2).
Jim the sharecropper was angry at the white man for keeping him down all his life, so he picked up his guitar and became a traveling man, playing The Blues wherever he went.
by Jewpanese June 05, 2005
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(noun) A person who sits on the front porch and intimidates, says negative things, or otherwise makes things unpleasant for those nearby.
The boys walked past the house of old man Thompson, the neighborhood porch dick, who always assumed they were up to no good.
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The greatest music genre, the power and skill of it came from centuries of slaves being put in pens, and some of the only things they were allowed to do were sing, or play instruments if they had any.

As a result it built up and became an amazing style.

It turned into Rock N' Roll in the 20th century and is played by musicians such as Eric Clapton.

Some of teens condemn The Blues saying its boring, but if it wasn't for the blues we wouldn't have any of the music we listen to.
Nothing beats The Blues
by joe725 May 28, 2007
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A term pinned by american writer, Washington Irving. A synonym for depression.
Later used as the name of a genre of music.
by Peter Broz July 04, 2006
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The Blues is a sexual position to which requires two people, one of which must be overweight. The overweight person must lie down compeletely naked whilst the other contender proceeds to pour Kraft brand macaroni and cheese into her vagina, she will then attempt to eat it and then regurgitate it back onto her vagina. The two will then continue with intercourse.
Name derived from Kraft's slogan: "I've got the Blues"
I found this fat hooker last night man, it was the perfect opportunity to try out The Blues! Too bad I didn't have the exotic position fee.
by James, and not the gay one. February 19, 2009
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