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blind date

A date among two people who have not previously met. Blind dates are terrifying because you don't know what the person will be like, but that's part of the excitement.
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a blind date

COMMON A blind date is an arrangement made for you to spend time with someone you have never met before to see if you would like to have a romantic relationship with them. My cousin met a man on a blind date and they went out for six years.
See also: blind, date

a blind date

a social meeting, usually with the object of starting a romance, between two people who have not met each other before.
See also: blind, date

a ˌblind ˈdate

a social meeting between two people who have never met before, often arranged by friends, in the hope that it may lead to a love affair: A friend of mine set up a blind date for me with his girlfriend’s sister.
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