blind·​fold·​ed | \ ˈblīn(d)-ˌfōl-dəd How to pronounce blindfolded (audio) \

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]

Examples of blindfolded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Students of Burton Malkiel would rather let blindfolded monkeys pick stocks by throwing darts at a board than try to time the market peak, buy the dip, or put it all into some crypto scheme. David Goldman, CNN, 19 May 2022 In one video, a blindfolded man speaks on a cellphone proffered by his captors. James Marson And Matthew Luxmoore, WSJ, 1 Mar. 2022 Some of his 2021 records include most marshmallows caught by mouth in one minute, fastest 100-meter jog with three objects while blindfolded (male), and most kiwis sliced on a balance board in one minute. Catherine Garcia, The Week, 27 Jan. 2022 Another had a blindfolded aerialist descend a wire from the Tower’s sixth floor. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 21 Jan. 2022 How exactly does a firing squad work?It's not like the movies, with a blindfolded victim in front of a line of riflemen. The Week Staff, The Week, 28 Sep. 2018 The fall of the U.S.-allied shah transfixed America, as nightly images of blindfolded hostages played on television sets across the nation. Fox News, 4 Nov. 2021 At Monsignor Scanlan High School in the Bronx, the Lions have played the school’s blindfolded softball and baseball teams, Don Landolphi said. Jesse Leavenworth,, 13 Oct. 2021 Dishmantled – Take two blindfolded chef contestants. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 13 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of blindfolded


1579, in the meaning defined above


1654, in the meaning defined above

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23 May 2022

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“Blindfolded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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