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Noun: blinder  blIn-du(r)
  1. [N. Amer] Blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
    - winker, blinker [Brit, informal]
  2. [Brit, informal] An outstanding example of its kind
    - beauty, beaut [informal], killer [informal], lulu [informal], cracker [Brit, informal], knockout [informal]
Adjective: blind (blinder,blindest)  blInd
  1. Unable to see
    "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision";
    - unsighted
  2. Unable or unwilling to perceive or understand
    "blind to a lover's faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions"
  3. Not based on reason or evidence
    "blind hatred"; "blind faith";
    - unreasoning
  4. (of an experiment or test) without the participants knowing the key inputs
  5. (Of a place or position) having little or no visibility
    "a blind corner"
  6. Closed off, blocked, closed at one end
    "a blind alley"

Derived forms: blinders

See also: blinded, blindfold, blindfolded, blue-blind, color-blind [US], colour-blind [Brit, Cdn], dazzled, deuteranopic, dim-sighted, eyeless, green-blind, irrational, near-blind, protanopic, purblind, red-blind, sand-blind, sightless, snow-blind, snow-blinded, stone-blind, tritanopic, unperceiving, unperceptive, unseeing, visually challenged, visually impaired

Type of: blind, example, exemplar, good example, model, screen

Antonym: sighted

Encyclopedia: Blinder

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