blindside - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] mainly American informal 

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/ˈblaɪndˌsaɪd/
present tense
I/you/we/theyblindside
he/she/itblindsides
present participleblindsiding
past tenseblindsided
past participleblindsided
  1. 2
    [usually passive] to give someone an unpleasant surprise by doing something that they were not expecting