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blinkered Line breaks: blin|kered
Pronunciation: /ˈblɪŋkəd/

Definition of blinkered in English:


1(Of a horse) wearing blinkers: Aboyeur’s blinkered head showed in front soon after the start
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  • The stable-bound horse, ribs protruding, eyes blinkered, stamped its hooves on the wooden floor.
  • Had a blinkered horse ever won the Derby?
  • A tonga resembles a huge wooden box, balanced on two sturdy wheels, drawn by a single blinkered horse.
1.1Having or showing a narrow or limited outlook: a blinkered attitude
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  • Companies suffer from a provincial and culturally blinkered approach to the repertoire and with dire performance results.
  • Such narrow-minded blinkered parochialism can only leave these campaigners looking even more desperate.
  • He really will get a shock if he keeps thinking in such a blinkered, narrow way.
narrow-minded, limited, restricted, inward-looking, conventional, parochial, provincial, insular, small-town, localist, small-minded, petty-minded, petty, close-minded, short-sighted, myopic, hidebound, dyed-in-the-wool, diehard, set, set in one's ways, inflexible, dogmatic, rigid, entrenched, prejudiced, bigoted, biased, partisan, sectarian, discriminatory;
British  parish-pump, blimpish;
French borné
North American informal jerkwater
rare claustral
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