What does blindfold mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blindfold(adj)

    a cloth used to cover the eyes

  2. blindfold, blindfolded(verb)

    wearing a blindfold

  3. blindfold(verb)

    cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing

    "the hostage was blindfolded and driven away"


  1. blindfold(Noun)

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

    I put a blindfold over my boyfriend's eyes and told him I had a surprise for him.

  2. blindfold(Noun)

    Something that obscures vision (literally or metaphorically).

  3. blindfold(Verb)

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

    Children need to be blindfolded before they hit the piu00F1ata.

  4. blindfold(Verb)

    To obscure understanding or comprehension.

  5. Origin: From Middle English blindfellen, to strike blind, from blind (to blind) + fellen (to fell).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blindfold(verb)

    to cover the eyes of, as with a bandage; to hinder from seeing

  2. Blindfold(adj)

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


  1. Blindfold

    A blindfold is a garment, usually of cloth, tied to one's head to cover the eyes to disable the wearer's sight. It can be worn when the eyes are in a closed state and thus prevents the wearer from opening them. While a properly fitted blindfold prevents sight even if the eyes are open, a poorly made or trick blindfold may let the wearer see around or even through the blindfold.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blindfold in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blindfold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of blindfold in a Sentence

  1. Neil Portnow:

    We don't, as musicians, in my humble opinion, listen to music based on gender or race or ethnicity, when you go to vote on a piece of music -- at least the way that I approach it -- is you almost put a blindfold on and you listen.

  2. John Cantlie:

    When you are held captive, you've got a blindfold on, you've got a guy sticking a gun in your head, it is very real. It was inferred that we would meet our God, were we ready to meet God, that we had sown the seeds of our own destruction, the imagination can run riot.

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