Definition of Blindsides

1. Noun. (plural of blindside) ¹



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Definition of Blindsides

1. blindside [v] - See also: blindside

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blindsides

blinding disease
blinding glare
blindingly
blindingness
blindings
blindless
blindly
blindman's bluff
blindman's buff
blindman's holiday
blindness
blindnesses
blinds
blindside
blindsided
blindsides (current term)
blindsiding
blindsight
blindspot
blindspots
blindstories
blindstory
blindworm
blindworms
bling
bling bling
blinged
blingier
blingiest
blingy

Literary usage of Blindsides

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1. The Literary Reader: Prose Authors: With Biographical Notices, Critical and edited by Hugh George Robinson (1867)
"blindsides,—weaknesses: " He is too great a lover of himself; this is one of his blind- tides: the heat of men, I fear, are not without them."— Swift. ..."

2. The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First by John Dryden, Edmond Malone (1800)
"... to the representing of blindsides and little extravagancies ; to which, the wittier a man is, he is generally the more obnoxious. ..."

3. Essays of John Dryden by John Dryden (1900)
"I avoided the mention of great crimes, and applied myself to the representing of blindsides, and little extravagancies; to which, the wittier a man is, ..."

4. The Poetry of John Dryden by Mark Van Doren (1920)
"... the blindsides and extravagancies of his people not so much through action, though he does that brilliantly in Marriage a la Mode, as through elaborate ..."

5. Lexicon Frisicum: A-Feer by Justus Hiddes Halbertsma, Tjalling Halbertsma (1874)
"Ang. blind-side, weak part; indolis qua-darn infirmitas. lie is to great a lover of himself; this is one of his blindsides: the best of men, 1 fear, ..."

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