Blindfold is defined as to cover someone's eyes with cloth so the person cannot see.verb
If you kidnap someone and cover his eyes so he cannot see where you are going, this is an example of when youblindfold him.
The definition of a blindfold is a piece of cloth used to cover the eyes so that a person cannot see.noun
A piece of cloth that is put over the eyes of a kidnapping victim so he cannot see where he is being taken is an example of ablindfold.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- to cover the eyes of with a cloth or bandage
- to hinder the sight or understanding of
Origin: altered (infl. by fold) < ME blindfeld, struck blind, pp. of blindfellen < OE (ge)blindfellian: see blind + fell
- a cloth used to cover the eyes
- anything that hinders the sight or understanding
- with the eyes covered
- reckless; heedless
- recklessly; heedlessly
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transitive verb blind·fold·ed, blind·fold·ing, blind·folds
- To cover the eyes of with or as if with a bandage.
- To prevent from seeing and especially from comprehending.
- A bandage to cover the eyes.
- Something that serves to obscure clear perception.
Origin: From Middle English blindfolde, past participle of blindfellen, to strike blind, cover the eyes, from Old English geblindfellian : blind, blind; see blind + fellian, to strike down.
- blindˈfoldˌed adjective