go blank

idiom

Definition of go blank

1 : to suddenly stop showing letters, images, etc. The screen on my computer went blank.
2 : to be unable to recall or think of something My mind went blank when I heard the question.

Learn More About go blank

Dictionary Entries Near go blank

Gobius

go blank

goblet

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for go blank

Cite this Entry

“Go blank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20blank. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!