Pronunciation: (blīnd'fōld"),[key] —v.t. 1. to prevent or occlude sight by covering (the eyes) with a cloth, bandage, or the like; cover the eyes of.
2. to impair the awareness or clear thinking of: Don't let their hospitality blindfold you to the true purpose of their invitation.
—n. a cloth or bandage put before the eyes to prevent seeing.
—adj. 1. with the eyes covered: a blindfold test. 2. rash; unthinking: a blindfold denunciation before knowing the facts.