At the first glimpse or impression: his next decision was at first blush disconcerting
More example sentences
- Now, of course, the American public, as I think probably reacting fairly intelligently, putting it into a larger context, and does not seem at first blush to be absolutely taken aback and shocked.
- She continued, ‘It certainly looks to the court, at first blush, that this was a deliberate concealment of information.’
- It can indeed be rational to be resentful of, say, the cosmic pay scales of CEOs, or the passing on of massive inherited wealth - even if these don't appear at first blush to be any of your business.
Definition of at first blush in:
- The US English dictionary