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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