Definition of blindfold adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



adjective, adverb
BrE BrE//ˈblaɪndfəʊld//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblaɪndfoʊld//
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(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 Originmid 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).

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