blind alley

noun

Definition of blind alley

  1. :  a fruitless or mistaken course or direction

First Known Use of blind alley

1860


BLIND ALLEY Defined for English Language Learners

blind alley

noun

Definition of blind alley for English Language Learners

  • : a narrow path between two buildings that can only be entered at one end



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