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blind date

noun

  1. a social appointment or date arranged, usually by a third person, between two people who have not met.
  2. either of the participants in such an arrangement.


blind date

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of blind date1

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25

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Example Sentences

She decided to give things another shot, wondering if that missing spark was simply because it was a virtual blind date during a pandemic.

She was working for the FBI as a researcher when she met her future husband on a blind date.

This girl named Sue, who my mom was really good friends with, Sue set my mom and dad up on a blind date.

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I hadn't quite gotten to the subject of who the blind date should be when he cut me off.

“I count my blessings that I accepted a blind date with her 38 years ago,” David Petraeus said in a speech last May.

Through a family friend, she fell into a last-minute blind date with young cadet David Petraeus.

I was set up on a blind date and so was he, but not with each other.

But just like an awkward blind date, you need a good opening line.

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