- the part of one’s field of vision, as to the side and rear, where one is unable to see approaching objects.
- the side opposite that toward which a person is looking.
- rugby the side of the field between the scrum and the nearer touchline
- the side on which a person’s vision is obscured
- (tr) US to take (someone) by surprise
“unguarded aspect,” c.1600; see blind (adj.). As a verb, also blind-side, blindside, “to hit from the blind side,” first attested 1968, American English, in reference to U.S. football tackles.
see under blind spot.