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1 blank /ˈblæŋk/ adjective
blanker; blankest
1 blank
/ˈblæŋk/
adjective
blanker; blankest
Learner's definition of BLANK
: without any writing, marks, or pictures
see also blank slate
: having empty spaces to be filled in with information : not yet written in or filled out
see also blank check
: without any recorded sound or information
: not showing any emotion
always used before a noun : stated in a very direct and certain way
see also point-blank

go blank

: to suddenly stop showing letters, images, etc.
◊ If your mind goes blank, you are unable to remember or think of something.

— blankly

adverb

— blankness

noun [noncount]
2 blank /ˈblæŋk/ noun
plural blanks
2 blank
/ˈblæŋk/
noun
plural blanks
Learner's definition of BLANK
[count] : an empty space on a document where you put information
sometimes used figuratively
[singular] : a period of time that you cannot remember anything about
◊ If your mind is/draws a blank or if you draw a blank, you are unable to remember or think of something.
[count] : a gun cartridge that is filled with powder but that does not contain a bullet
3 blank /ˈblæŋk/ verb
blanks; blanked; blanking
3 blank
/ˈblæŋk/
verb
blanks; blanked; blanking
Learner's definition of BLANK
[+ object]
US : to keep (the opposing team) from scoring
British slang : to behave in an unfriendly way toward (someone you have been friendly with in the past) : to ignore or refuse to talk to (someone)

blank out

[phrasal verb]
blank out (something) or blank (something) out
: to completely hide or cover (something)
: to cause (something) to be forgotten
: to completely forget (something)
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