Definition of 'blindfold'
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Cops who seized him found he had cable ties and tape that could have been used as a blindfold or gag. The Sun (2016) Wearing a blindfold can help you focus on the pleasures. The Sun (2012)He appeared in court yesterday blindfolded and handcuffed and was remanded on bail for a fortnight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His chief distinction was in blindfold chess. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A sleep mask can be used as a blindfold. The Sun (2016)COULD wearing a blindfold while you eat help you lose weight? The Sun (2016)Each won a gold medal in blindfold taste tests, so you can be sure they give top value for money. The Sun (2014)It's like wearing a blindfold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Because he knows all the tricks of his trade, he is able to spot a charlatan from a mile away while wearing a blindfold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meditation doesn't remove the background noise, it is more like removing the blindfold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Student X would have to wear a blindfold if she wanted to meet him - and still she said yes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A typical video might see the pair attempt to apply make-up to one another's faces while wearing a blindfold. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: blindfold /ˈblaɪndˌfəʊld/ NOUN
A blindfold is a strip of cloth that is tied over someone's eyes so that they cannot see.
- American English: blindfold
- Arabic: مَعْصُوبُ العَيْنَيْـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: venda para tapar os olhos
- Chinese: 眼罩
- Croatian: povez preko očiju
- Czech: páska přes oči
- Danish: med bind for øjnene
- Dutch: blinddoek
- European Spanish: venda para los ojos
- Finnish: silmille sidottu side
- French: bandeau yeux
- German: Augenbinde
- Greek: ύφασμα που καλύπτει τα μάτια
- Italian: benda sugli occhi
- Japanese: 目隠し布
- Korean: 눈가리개
- Norwegian: bind for øynene
- Polish: przepaska na oczy
- European Portuguese: venda para tapar os olhos
- Romanian: material pentru a lega la ochi
- Russian: повязка на глаза
- Spanish: venda para los ojos
- Swedish: ögonbindel
- Thai: สิ่งที่ใช้ปิดตา
- Turkish: göz bağı
- Ukrainian: пов'язка на очах
- Vietnamese: vải bịt mắt
British English: blindfold /ˈblaɪndˌfəʊld/ VERB
If you blindfold someone, you tie a strip of cloth over their eyes.
He had been blindfolded and his hands were tied.
- American English: blindfold
- Arabic: يَعْصِبُ العَيْنَيـْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: vendar
- Chinese: 蒙上眼睛
- Croatian: zavezati oči
- Czech: zavázat oči
- Danish: give bind for øjnene
- Dutch: blinddoeken
- European Spanish: vendar los ojos
- Finnish: sitoa silmät
- French: bander les yeux
- German: die Augen verbinden
- Greek: δένω τα μάτια
- Italian: bendare gli occhi
- Japanese: 目隠しする
- Korean: 눈을 가리다
- Norwegian: ta bind for øynene
- Polish: zawiązać (komuś) oczy
- European Portuguese: vendar
- Romanian: a lega la ochi
- Russian: завязывать глаза
- Spanish: vendar los ojos
- Swedish: binda för ögonen på
- Thai: เอาผ้าปิดตา
- Turkish: gözlerini bağlamak
- Ukrainian: зав'язувати очі
- Vietnamese: bịt mắt
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