Simple Definition of blank slate
: someone or something that is still in an original state and that has not yet been changed by people, experiences, etc.
: something that does not show or express anything
Full Definition of blank slate
Examples of blank slate in a sentence
She viewed her students as blank slates, just waiting to be filled with knowledge.
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