Sports. to tackle, hit, or attack (an opponent) from the blind side:
The quarterback was blindsided and had the ball knocked out of his hand.
Informal. to attack critically where a person is vulnerable, uninformed, etc.:
The president was blindsided by the press on the latest tax bill.
Contemporary Examples

A Sister’s Tragic Loss Jane Ciabattari March 3, 2011
Why Bibi Humiliated Biden Martin Indyk March 10, 2010


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