Definition of Blindfold

1. Noun. A cloth used to cover the eyes.

Generic synonyms: Cloth Covering



2. Verb. Cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing. "They want to blindfold the prisoners "; "The hostage was blindfolded and driven away"
Generic synonyms: Cover

3. Adjective. Wearing a blindfold.
Exact synonyms: Blindfolded
Similar to: Blind, Unsighted

Definition of Blindfold

1. v. t. To cover the eyes of, as with a bandage; to hinder from seeing.

2. a. Having the eyes covered; blinded; having the mental eye darkened. Hence: Heedless; reckless; as, blindfold zeal; blindfold fury.

Definition of Blindfold

1. Noun. A covering, usually a bandage, for the eyes, blocking light to the eyes. ¹

2. Noun. Something that obscures vision (literally or metaphorically). ¹

3. Verb. To cover the eyes, in order to make someone unable to see. ¹

4. Verb. To obscure understanding or comprehension. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blindfold

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blindfold

blind tigers
blind tooling
blind trust
blindable
blindage
blindages
blinde
blinded
blinded study
blinder
blinders
blindest
blindeth
blindfish
blindfishes
blindfold (current term)
blindfolded
blindfoldedness
blindfolding
blindfoldings
blindfolds
blindgut
blindguts
blinding
blinding disease
blinding glare
blindingly
blindingness
blindings
blindless

Literary usage of Blindfold

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Exploits and Triumphs, in Europe, of Paul Morphy, the Chess Champion by Frederick Milnes Edge (1859)
"AWAITING the return of his antagonist, Paul Morphy announced his intention of playing eight blindfold games, simultaneously, in the public cafe. ..."

2. Autobiography and Personal Recollections of John B. Gough: With Twenty-six by John Bartholomew Gough (1870)
"... a Disease—Moderate Drinking—Constitution and Temperament—Instance of a Printer —A Lawyer—Another—Reasons for Giving 'Them—Picture of blindfold Child. ..."

3. Inquiries Into Human Faculty and Its Development by Francis Galton (1883)
"Paul Morphy, the American, was the first who made an especial study of this kind of display, playing some seven or eight games blindfold and ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"But as a blindfold bull at randm fare«. The Scotch dialect has it for swift motion. See Jamieson. Used only with at, except when made an adjective. ..."

5. The Exploits and Triumphs, in Europe, of Paul Morphy, the Chess Champion by Frederick Milnes Edge (1859)
"AWAITING the return of his antagonist, Paul Morphy announced his intention of playing eight blindfold games, simultaneously, in the public cafe. ..."

6. Autobiography and Personal Recollections of John B. Gough: With Twenty-six by John Bartholomew Gough (1870)
"... a Disease—Moderate Drinking—Constitution and Temperament—Instance of a Printer —A Lawyer—Another—Reasons for Giving 'Them—Picture of blindfold Child. ..."

7. Inquiries Into Human Faculty and Its Development by Francis Galton (1883)
"Paul Morphy, the American, was the first who made an especial study of this kind of display, playing some seven or eight games blindfold and ..."

8. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"But as a blindfold bull at randm fare«. The Scotch dialect has it for swift motion. See Jamieson. Used only with at, except when made an adjective. ..."

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