blindside blindside  /b ˈlaɪnd ˌsaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) catch unawares, especially with harmful consequences
  2. (v) attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed

Usage(s):

  • I tried to make sure the Red Sox knew what I was doing, because I didn't want to blindside them.

News

  • Penguins notebook: Crosby hit hard by Paille

    Captain Sidney Crosby was leveled by a hard hit from Boston's Daniel Paille early in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final Friday at TD Garden. Crosby had just crossed into the offensive zone when Paille caught him from the blindside. Paille skated into Crosby, whose head was turned toward action at the other end of the ice. No penalty was called. Crosby's neck snapped in a whiplash motion when ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. Former player and current Dallas Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk said, "Clearly, the blindside and the unsuspecting player is what we're targeting."
    on Mar 9, 2010 By: Joe Nieuwendyk Source: Biz of Hockey (blog)

  2. Cueto added: "Mathew Tait made a great initial break, and I think we got to within five metres of their line. There was an open blindside, Wilko (Jonny Wilkinson) managed to flick a pass to me and it was a case of just diving in. My gut instinct...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Mark Cueto Source: ITV.com

  3. In a statement released to People, Bullock wrote, "Due to unforeseen personal reasons, a trip abroad to support 'The Blindside' has been deemed impossible at this time. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your...
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: Sandra Bullock Source: ABC News

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