not a blind bit

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of not a blind bit

British, informal
:not even a very small amount :not the slightest bit
  • I told them what I wanted, but they didn't take a blind bit of notice.
  • It does not make a blind bit of difference what you do.

Word by Word Definitions

blind play
  1. : sightless

  2. : having less than ¹/₁₀ of normal vision in the more efficient eye when refractive defects are fully corrected by lenses

  3. : of or relating to sightless persons

  1. : to make blind

  2. : dazzle

  3. : to withhold light from

  1. : something to hinder sight or keep out light: such as

  2. : a window shutter

  3. : a roller window shade

  1. : blindly: such as

  2. : to the point of insensibility

  3. : without seeing outside an airplane

bit play
  1. : the biting or cutting edge or part of a tool

  2. : a replaceable part of a compound tool that actually performs the function (such as drilling or boring) for which the whole tool is designed

  3. : the jaws (see 1jaw 2a) of tongs or pincers

  1. : to put part of a bridle in the mouth of (a horse) : to put a bit (see 1bit 2a) in the mouth of (a horse)

  2. : to control as if with a bit

  3. : to form a bit (see 1bit 4) on (a key)

  1. : a small quantity of food

  2. : a small piece or quantity of some material thing

  3. : a coin of a specified small denomination

  1. : a unit of computer information equivalent to the result of a choice between two alternatives (such as yes or no, on or off)

  2. : the physical representation of a bit by an electrical pulse, a magnetized spot, or a hole whose presence or absence indicates data


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