(British English) (also blindfolded British English, North American English) with the eyes covered The reporter was taken blindfold to a secret location. I knew the way home blindfold (= because it was so familiar). I could do that blindfold (= very easily, with no problems). Word Origin mid 16th cent.: alteration, by association with the verb fold, of blindfeld, past participle of obsolete blindfell ‘strike blind, blindfold’, from Old English geblindfellan (see blind and the verb fell).