blinder

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noun blind·er \ˈblīn-dər\

Definition of blinder

  1. 1 :  either of two flaps on a horse's bridle to keep it from seeing objects at its sides

  2. 2 plural :  a limitation or obstruction to sight or discernment

Examples of blinder in a sentence

  1. Their team played a blinder to beat us in the closing seconds of the match.

1809

First Known Use of blinder

1809


BLINDER Defined for English Language Learners

blinder

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noun blind·er \ˈblīn-dər\

Definition of blinder for English Language Learners

  • blinders : leather pieces that are placed on either side of a horse's head next to its eyes in order to keep the horse from seeing what is beside it

  • : a very exciting or impressive performance or action in a game such as cricket or soccer


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