blind date


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blind date

n.
1. A social engagement between two persons who have not previously met, usually arranged by a mutual acquaintance.
2. Either of the persons participating in such a social engagement.

blind date

n
1. a social meeting between two people who have not met before
2. either of the persons involved

blind′ date′


n.
1. a social appointment or date arranged, usu. by a third person, between two people who have not met.
2. either of the participants in such an arrangement.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blind date - a participant in a blind date (someone you meet for the first time when you have a date with them)blind date - a participant in a blind date (someone you meet for the first time when you have a date with them)
date, escort - a participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
2.blind date - a date with a strangerblind date - a date with a stranger; "she never goes on blind dates"
appointment, engagement, date - a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
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Producers of Blind Date, the addictive dating game show, are looking for Coventry singletons who want to meet their soulmate or at least have a fun date.
A BLIND Date contestant has told how he was stood up on the show - the first time it has happened in 20 years.
The last time a Blind Date contestant was jilted was in 1997, when David Smith went on a trip to Nepal with the film crew after Charlotte Harrison failed to show.
AWELSH Blind Date contestant has been reunited with the woman he was paired with - 25 years after appearing on the huge Cilla Black-hosted Saturday night show.
com/video-clips/5xbp3p/daytime-divas-the-new-guest-co-host-cecille-wants-to-set-up-maxine) sneak peek  of next week's Season 1, episode 6 of  VH1's "Daytime Divas," dating expert Cecille James (Eve) - the newest guest co-host of "The Lunch Hour" - sets up a blind date for Maxine during a live telecast of the talk show.
PAUL O'Grady has taken a swipe at the BBC, claiming the broadcaster would never allow gay people on Blind Date.
WHEN it comes to thinking of who could fill Cilla Black's famous shoes as host of Blind Date, her pal and fellow Scouser Paul O'Grady seems a natural fit.
Paul late " Blind Date was a huge hit for ITV with a peak of more than 18 million viewers.
On a train to London, Nancy meets a girl called Jessica (Ophelia Lovibond), who is meeting a blind date.
It does feel a little bit weird now because it was such a long time ago, but it's quite strange that before doing Blind Date I hadn''t really expressed an interest in television, I'd never actually thought it was something that could feasibly happen.
WHEN Alex and Sue Tatham met on Cilla Black's Blind Date 25 years ago they hit it off at once.