blind·fold·ed | \ˈblīn(d)-ˌfōl-dəd \

Definition of blindfolded 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: wearing a blindfold a blindfolded prisoner



Definition of blindfolded (Entry 2 of 2)

: with the eyes covered by a blindfold was led blindfolded into the woods could do it blindfolded [=could do it very easily]

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The festival held on 30 acres just over the Illinois border continues to expand, adding new themed weekends this year as well as more Renaissance era games (blindfolded pillow fights anyone?) and performers such as a sword swallower. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "Take a day trip to the past at Bristol Renaissance Faire," 25 June 2018 Salata-Fitch added that a series of wacky bar games would be available at the Classic Q that night, including blindfolded billiards and shooting a football through a basketball hoop. Andrew Turner,, "Irrelevant Week presents full slate for Washington Redskins receiver Trey Quinn," 15 June 2018 The researchers then pulled them a random distance back and asked them to return to their original position, still virtually blindfolded. Steph Yin, New York Times, "In Virtual Reality, How Much Body Do You Need?," 17 May 2018 According to villager accounts shared with Amnesty, the militants blindfolded and robbed the Hindus, marched them to a creek and executed most of them by weapons including knives and iron rods. Jon Emont, WSJ, "Rohingya Militants Massacred Civilians in Myanmar: Amnesty Report," 22 May 2018 He is accused of taking and transmitting an unauthorized photograph of a blindfolded and partially naked woman while she was bound to exercise rings in the basement of his St. Louis home in 2015, before he was elected. Jim Salter,, "Jury selection begins in trial of Missouri governor as he faces potential impeachment," 10 May 2018 Indeed many piñatas now have a string to open a door that releases candy — not every parent these days likes the idea of a blindfolded child waving a stick. Christopher Borrelli,, "Trump piñatas a hit across cultures," 16 May 2018 Manila City Hall said in a statement that the bronze statue of a blindfolded Filipina, unveiled alongside Manila Bay in December, will be returned once drainage work is completed. Fox News, "Statue honoring WWII sex slaves removed in Philippines," 28 Apr. 2018 Toward that end, Lawson posted a video on Instagram to show one way he's been preparing for his second NFL season -- working on his hand technique while blindfolded. Mark Inabinett,, "Carl Lawson working toward 2018 NFL season blindfolded and miffed," 25 Apr. 2018

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1579, in the meaning defined above


1654, in the meaning defined above

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