- a game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify one of the other players.
Origin of blindman's buff
First recorded in 1580–90
Also called blindman's bluff.
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blind man's buff
- a game in which a blindfolded person tries to catch and identify the other players
C16: buff, perhaps from Old French buffe a blow; see buffet ²
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