Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “blind”

blind

adjective (SIGHT)    /blaɪnd/
B1 unable to see : She's been blind since birth . He started to go (= become ) blind in his sixties .Handicap and the disabledEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasers blindness     /ˈblaɪnd.nəs/ noun [U] Handicap and the disabledUnaware
(Definition of blind adjective (SIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of blind

Definitions of “blind” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

familiarity

a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More