blind date

noun

Definition of blind date

1 : a date between two persons who have not previously met
2 : either participant in a blind date

Examples of blind date in a Sentence

She went out on a blind date with her friend's cousin.
Recent Examples on the Web The Chinese blind date market and the existence of bride price and royal intermarriages are examples of strategic matches found in some cultures. Mark Travers, Forbes, 3 June 2022 The South Korean rom-com (based on a webtoon of the same name by HaeHwa) revolves around a woman (Kim Se-jeong) who shows up to a blind date disguised as her friend, with intentions of scaring him away. Amber Dowling, Variety, 11 Apr. 2022 In disguise as her friend, Ha-ri shows up to a blind date to scare him away. Rodney Ho, ajc, 27 Feb. 2022 Two days after their nuptials, Felber opened up to The New York Times about how the pair met on a blind date set up by a mutual friend. Tristan Balagtas, PEOPLE.com, 6 Feb. 2022 On the first night of the conflict — Winstead was at a bar on an unfortunate blind date — the cable network played martial music, threw up lots of snazzy graphics and seemed to relish the conflict. Mark Kennedy, Star Tribune, 19 July 2021 The story of how Harris, the former attorney general and later senator from California, met her husband begins with a blind date. Jeanine Santucci, USA TODAY, 7 Nov. 2020 While studying medicine at University of Maryland, Dr. Kronthal met his future wife, Roz Goldner, on a blind date. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 24 May 2022 Claudia Rose arrived in early 1993, but not before Pfeiffer agreed to a blind date with Kelley and fell hopelessly in love. Lacey Rose, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of blind date

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of blind date was in 1923

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25 Jun 2022

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“Blind date.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blind%20date. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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