blindman's buff

noun
blind·​man's buff | \ ˈblīn(d)-ˈmanz- How to pronounce blindman's buff (audio) \

Definition of blindman's buff

: a group game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify another player

called also blindman's bluff

First Known Use of blindman's buff

1590, in the meaning defined above

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“Blindman's buff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blindman%27s%20buff. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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blindman's buff

noun
blind·​man's buff | \ ˌblīnd-ˌmanz-ˈbəf How to pronounce blindman's buff (audio) \

Kids Definition of blindman's buff

: a game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify one of the other players

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