Definition of blindside verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    blindside

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈblaɪndsaɪd//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blindside
     
    he / she / it blindsides
     
    past simple blindsided
     
    -ing form blindsiding
     
     
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  1. 1blindside somebody to attack someone from the direction where they cannot see you coming
  2. 2[usually passive] blindside somebody to give someone an unpleasant surprise Just when it seemed life was going well, she was blindsided by a devastating illness.
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