fill in the blank

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Examples

My name is _____.

fill in the blank (plural fill in the blanks)

  1. A type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).

Verb[edit]

fill in the blank

  1. To answer or complete a fill in the blank.
  2. (idiomatic, figuratively) To complete the interruption, ambiguity or vagueness in understanding, perception or context of a situation.