from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cover the eyes of with or as if with a bandage.
- transitive v. To prevent from seeing and especially from comprehending.
- n. A bandage to cover the eyes.
- n. Something that serves to obscure clear perception.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A covering, usually a bandage, for the eyes, blocking light to the eyes.
- n. Something that obscures vision (literally or metaphorically).
- v. To cover the eyes, in order to make someone unable to see.
- v. To obscure understanding or comprehension.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cover the eyes of, as with a bandage; to hinder from seeing.
- adj. Having the eyes covered; blinded; having the mental eye darkened. Hence: Heedless; reckless.
- n. a flexible object placed over the eyes to prevent seeing; usually a strip of cloth wrapped around the head so as to cover the eyes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the eyes covered or bandaged, so as to be unable to see.
- Having the mental eye darkened; hence, rash; inconsiderate; without foresight: as, “blindfold fury,”
- Obscure; dark.
- To strike blind; to blind.
- To cover the eyes of; hinder from seeing by covering the eyes.
- n. A disguise; a ruse; a blind. See blind, n., 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. wearing a blindfold
- v. cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing
- n. a cloth used to cover the eyes
If not they might buck until they get tired or rid themselves of the unwanted load when the blindfold is removed.
When the blindfold is used, they fix their attention upon the bandage itself, and change the exercise into a game, which does not fulfil the end we have in view with the exercise.
| Reply yeah, it was fake, the prankster starts moving before the blindfold is on …. that’s why its funny
The blindfold was a precaution in case he failed, which Rapp had no intention of doing.
All I could see from under the blindfold was the interrogator's black leather slippers.
HAMILL: He comes in blindfold, which is slightly dramatic.
The blindfold is the myth that the talent barometer is the same for everyone.
It is worthy of remark that it had been taken away blindfold, that is to say, wrapped in a handkerchief.
But even more than a symbol, the blindfold will be a form of protection.
The blindfold is a symbol of impartiality; the sword, of swift, true justice; and the scales, of fairness and equality, according to the book ..