adjective, blank·er, blank·est.
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for blank
- to fail in an attempt; be unsuccessful: We've drawn a blank in the investigation.
- to fail to comprehend or be unable to recollect: He asked me their phone number and I drew a blank.
Origin of blank
synonym study for blank
OTHER WORDS FROM blankblankness, noun
Words nearby blank
Example sentences from the Web for blank
Yet the Pacers are also the best at stopping those point-blank looks.Myles Turner’s Game Has Evolved. The Box Score Doesn’t Know It Yet.|Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org)|February 10, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
For the third time in just over a week, the Washington Wizards stood and watched as an opponent missed a point-blank shot in the final seconds to help them secure a victory.Alex Len helps the Wizards fight off the Bulls with a late defensive stand|Ava Wallace|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
This oatmeal pudding is the blank canvas for all of my easiest, most comforting breakfasts.
Just about every single late-stage company in private markets at the moment has been contacted by a blank-check company looking for a deal.
Enter your sitemap URL in the blank field, and hit the Submit button.How to create an XML sitemap and submit it to Google|Jyoti Ray|January 27, 2021|Search Engine Watch
In front of this strange structure are two blank-faced, well-dressed models showing off the latest in European minimalism.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Tonn and Blank Construction An Indiana construction company.
In the case of Steven Eugene Washington, nothing more than a blank stare made him a target for police bullets.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls|Emily Shire|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After that granite band is filled in, there are seven more blank ones on the next block.
Another blank band go to the cops who transformed New York into the safest big city in America.
Edna's face was a blank picture of bewilderment, which she never thought of disguising.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Sir Edward Bruce is said to have decided the question by a point-blank refusal to retire.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
As in a trance he crosses the room, seizes charcoal, and feverishly works at the blank canvas on the easel.Uncanny Tales|Various
The shingled old house offered blank windows to the road, like so many sightless eyes.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
It is usual for companies to execute blank policies in due form to be filled out and delivered by their agents.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for blank
- to choose a lottery ticket that fails to win
- to get no results from something
Derived forms of blankblankly, adverbblankness, noun
Word Origin for blank
Idioms and Phrases with blank
In addition to the idiom beginning with blank
- blank check
- draw a blank
- fill in (the blanks)