Green’s Dictionary of Slang

blind adj.2

also blinded

1. complete, utter.

[US]E. Townsend Chimmie Fadden Explains 122: Dey is wonders, blind, staggerin wonders, in dere wheel make-up!
[Aus]Bulletin (Sydney) 10 Feb. 14/2: ‘I’m only goin’ as fur as Newcastle,’ replied one, and ‘I’m goin’ the whole blinded way,’ said another.
[Aus]Bulletin (Sydney) 2 July 17/1: With milk and flour and a few drops of essence of lemon the product was voted a blanky blank blind splendid ‘bloo mong’.
[UK]E. Pugh Cockney At Home 67: ‘Strike me perpendicular!’ he says, a-takin’ off his coat all in a flare and fluster, and workin’ hisself up into a blind white paddy.
[US]E. Walrond Tropic Death (1972) 42: Five hundred pounds! Ev’y blind cent!
[US]‘Maxwell Grant’ ‘Murder Marsh’ in Shadow Oct. [Internet] Blind luck saved the ex-convict. Luke thrust a hand upward. Pure chance enabled him to grip The Shadow’s wrist.
[US]H. Miller Sexus (1969) 13: We went into a blind fuck, with the cab lurching and careering.

2. a negative intensifier, e.g. not a blind bit of use, not a blind word, not take a blind bit of notice.

[UK]Lancs. Eve. Post 9 Mar. 2/5: Mr Hunt asked what ‘the blind, blue blazes’ was the use of our continuing the present unfair fiscal system.
[Aus]E. Dyson ‘The Fickle Dolly Hopgood’ in Benno and Some of the Push 63: ‘What,’ cried the packer, ‘has she given yeh brusher?’ Clinker wagged his round head confidently. ‘No blinded fear,’ he said.
[UK]J. Curtis They Drive by Night 79: Come all this bleeding way they had and he’d hardly said a blind word.
[UK]R. Llewellyn None But the Lonely Heart 285: Nobody was taking a blind bit of notice.
[UK]J. Maclaren-Ross Of Love And Hunger 138: Smiler never gave me a blind bit of help.
[UK]A. Sillitoe Sat. Night and Sun. Morning 67: But nobody took a blind bit of notice of him.
[UK]F. Norman Guntz 80: Not really taking a blind bit of notice.
[UK]P. Theroux Picture Palace 325: They [...] were not paying the blindest bit of attention to my pictures.
[UK]J. Sullivan ‘Thicker than Water’ Only Fools and Horses [TV script] It doesn’t mean a blind bit of difference!
[UK]I. Welsh Filth 202: Nae cunt takes a blind bit ay notice ay her.

3. (bingo) the round numbers from 20 to 80 in multiples of 10, e.g. blind 30, blind 20 [the 0 on the end].

[UK](con. WWI) Fraser & Gibbons Soldier and Sailor Words 122: 10, 20, etc., ‘Blind Ten,’ ‘Blind Twenty,’ etc.
[UK]M. Harrison Reported Safe Arrival 85: Twenty and all multiples of ten, except ninety, are always prefixed with the word ‘Blind.’ Thus: ‘Blind Forty’.
[US]J. Burkardt ‘The Bingo Code’ Wordplay [Internet] 20: blind 20.