Pronunciation: (blīnd'fōld"), [key]
1. to prevent or occlude sight by covering (the eyes) with a cloth, bandage, or the like; cover the eyes of.
2. to impair the awareness or clear thinking of: Don't let their hospitality blindfold you to the true purpose of their invitation.
a cloth or bandage put before the eyes to prevent seeing.
1. with the eyes covered: a blindfold test.
2. rash; unthinking: a blindfold denunciation before knowing the facts.
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