Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Verb: turn a blind eye
  1. Pretend not to notice; not formally report something
    "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"

Derived forms: turned a blind eye, turning a blind eye, turns a blind eye

Type of: brush aside, brush off [informal], discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside

Encyclopedia: Turn a blind eye