blind

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
blind

Comparative
blinder

Superlative
blindest

  1. (not comparable) If someone or something is blind, then it cannot see.
  2. (comparable) If someone or something is blind, then they cannot see the truth about something.

Verb[change]

Plain form
blind

Third-person singular
blinds

Past tense
blinded

Past participle
blinded

Present participle
blinding

  1. (transitive) To make temporarily or permanently blind.
    The light was so bright that for a moment he was blinded.
    Don't wave that pencil in my face - do you want to blind me?

Related words[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
blind

Plural
blinds

  1. A covering for a window to keep out light. The covering may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.
  2. Any device intended to conceal or hide; as, a duck blind.
  3. In poker a forced bet.
    The player was in the big blind.
  4. An 1800s baseball term meaning no score.

Adverb[change]

Positive
blind

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Without seeing; unseeingly.
  2. In three card brag, without looking at the cards dealt.