from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A social engagement between two persons who have not previously met, usually arranged by a mutual acquaintance.
  • noun Either of the persons participating in such a social engagement.

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  • noun idiomatic A romantic meeting between two people who have never met before.

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  • noun a participant in a blind date (someone you meet for the first time when you have a date with them)
  • noun a date with a stranger


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