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blank British & World English

(Of a surface or background) unrelieved by decorative or other features; bare, empty, or plain

blank English Thesaurus

a blank sheet of paper

blank call British & World English

An anonymous telephone call, or one that is made to threaten, annoy, or harass its recipient

blank verse British & World English

Verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentameters

point-blank British & World English

(Of a shot) fired from very close to its target

point-blank English Thesaurus

Waxman fired the pistol point-blank at Clyde

blank cheque British & World English

A signed cheque with the amount left for the payee to fill in

draw a blank British & World English

Elicit no successful response; fail

draw a blank in blank British & World English

Elicit no successful response; fail

blank cartridge in blank British & World English

A cartridge containing gunpowder but no bullet, used for training or as a signal

blankety British & World English

Used euphemistically to replace a word considered obscene or taboo

blankety-blank in blankety British & World English

Used euphemistically to replace a word considered obscene or taboo


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