Definition of blank stare
: a look that shows one does not understand what someone has said or does not know the answer to a question My question only drew/got a blank stare.
Word by Word Definitions
: appearing or causing to appear dazed, confounded, or nonplussed
: the bull's-eye of a target
: an empty space (as on a paper)
: a paper with spaces for the entry of data
: obscure, obliterate
: to stop access to : seal
: to keep (an opponent) from scoring
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