blind date

noun
1.
a social appointment or date arranged, usually by a third person, between two people who have not met.
2.
either of the participants in such an arrangement.

Origin:
1920–25, Americanism

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blind date
 
n
1.  a social meeting between two people who have not met before
2.  either of the persons involved

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blind date
1925, but probably in use before that, from blind (adj.) + date (3)
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Example sentences
But people do have a tendency to explore many things after that first blind date.
My reaction to my best friend's question was probably what anyone would say when faced with the prospects of a blind date.
Check out a first date or a blind date with friends.
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