Definition of blind noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//blaɪnd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//blaɪnd//
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  1. 1(North American English also shade, window shade) [countable] a covering for a window, especially one made of a roll of cloth that is fixed at the top of the window and can be pulled up and down She saw a figure through the blinds. Pull up the blinds and let some light in. see also venetian blind See related entries: Furniture
  2. 2[singular] something people say or do to hide the truth about something in order to trick other people
  3. Word OriginOld English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German blind.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blind