blase blase  /b ˈleɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
  2. (adj) very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
  3. (adj) nonchalantly unconcerned

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Even blase Hollywood was impressed by the invitations from Houston.
  2. But the blase teen has grown up in an alternative universe one that might be envisioned by Al Gore.
  3. The family seems terribly blase about all this, but no more so than the series' creators: folks on this planet wear cardigan sweaters and three-piece suits remarkably like our own.

News

  • Western Springs man places third in Jeopardy

    WESTERN SPRINGS — A Western Springs native gave it a run on Jeopardy Monday, but came up short. Jason Rau appeared on Monday’s broadcast on WLS-TV Channel 7. Rau, 34, lives with his wife and 16-month-old son in Carlsbad, Calif. His parents, Shirley and Blase Rau of Western Springs, were waiting to hear Monday how he did. “The show taped in the middle of January, and he hasn’t told us how he did ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Doings Western Springs

Quotes

  1. "Manny is certainly going to have a lot of emotions here," Torre said. "This was a huge part of his career. You are never blase about coming to Boston and playing in front of these fans and involved in so many pennant races and not have it be...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Joe Torre Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I'm kind of blase about this kind of stuff," said Russell, part of his 6-foot-9 frame wedged beneath a table as he sat between Robertson and Ian Naismith, the grandson of Dr. James Naismith. "But when I saw the list of the people you had...
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Bill Russell Source: SI.com

  3. Eastwood adds, "She was very affected by it (story), because she is a mother. You don't even have to be a mother to be affected. I never cease to be amazed how blase people can be about the victims of crime."
    on Oct 19, 2008 By: Clint Eastwood Source: Contactmusic.com

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