Adjective "blindsided" definition and examples


1. 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.

2. Informal. to attack critically where a person is vulnerable, uninformed, etc.: The president was blindsided by the press on the latest tax bill.

More examples(as adjective)

"markets can be blindsided by reports."

"markets can be blindsided."

"investors can be blindsided."