blindman's bluff


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blind·man's bluff

(blīnd′mănz′)
n.
A game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify one of the other players. Also called blindman's buff.

[Alteration of blindman's buff, from buff, a blow, short for buffet.]
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Noun1.blindman's bluff - a children's game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify other playersblindman's bluff - a children's game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify other players
child's game - a game enjoyed by children
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