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Meaning of blindfold

blind•fold

Pronunciation: (blīnd'fōld"), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to prevent or occlude sight by covering (the eyes) with a cloth, bandage, or the like; cover the eyes of.
  2. to impair the awareness or clear thinking of: Don't let their hospitality blindfold you to the true purpose of their invitation.
—n.
  1. a cloth or bandage put before the eyes to prevent seeing.
—adj.
  1. with the eyes covered: a blindfold test.
  2. rash; unthinking: a blindfold denunciation before knowing the facts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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