Definition of bluesy in English:



  • Of, resembling, or in the style of blues music.

    ‘bluesy guitar riffs’
    ‘the music has got warmer and bluesier’
    • ‘"Trouble in Mind" is one of the bluesiest tunes recorded by Joplin.’
    • ‘His style is quite bluesy and completely without inhibition.’
    • ‘Her voice is honeyed, youthful, and too high-pitched in the bluesier numbers.’
    • ‘But even at its bluesiest, his playing remains informed by bebop.’
    • ‘By 1964, he had moved away from rock and roll to a bluesier, jazzier sound.’
    • ‘The veteran composer helps the film a great deal with his smoky, bluesy score.’
    • ‘The stripped-down sounds become bluesy, even emotional.’
    • ‘They debuted some new material that had a bit of a nice bluesy edge to it.’
    • ‘I'd define it as music that is the bluesier side of swing.’
    • ‘This double CD compiles 30 of the bluesiest items from his vast recorded legacy.’