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blindfold

noun [C] uk   /ˈblaɪnd.fəʊld/ us    /-foʊld/
a strip of cloth that covers someone's eyes and stops them from seeing

blindfold

verb [T] uk   /ˈblaɪnd.fəʊld/ us    /-foʊld/
to cover someone's eyes with a blindfold: She was blindfolded and taken somewhere in the back of a van.
blindfold
adverb uk   UK ( US blindfolded) us  
humorous I've been there so often I could probably drive there blindfold.
Translations of “blindfold”
in Korean 눈가리개…
in Arabic عِصابة العَيْن…
in Portuguese venda (para os olhos)…
in Catalan bena per als ulls…
in Japanese 目隠し…
in Italian benda (per bendare gli occhi)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蒙眼布, 障眼物, 眼罩…
in Russian повязка на глазах…
in Turkish gözbağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蒙眼布, 障眼物, 眼罩…
in Polish opaska na oczy…
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