Definition of blindside
1 : to hit unexpectedly from or as if from the blind side blindside the quarterback
2 : to surprise unpleasantly
Examples of blindside in a Sentence
The quarterback was blindsided just as he was about to throw a pass.
We were all blindsided by the news of her sudden death.
Recent Examples of blindside from the Web
He was overwhelmed by paperwork and blindsided by takeover interest.
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First Known Use of blindside
BLINDSIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blindside for English Language Learners
: to hit (someone who is facing in another direction) suddenly and very hard
: to surprise or shock (someone) in a very unpleasant way
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