Noun(1) a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion(2) pretense that your position is stronger than it really is(3) the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards
Verb(1) deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand(2) frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is
Adjective(1) very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front(2) bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured
(1) The bluff sea-captains and commercial adventurers who founded the Australian colonies had no special gift for symbolism, but they knew what was expected of them.(2) the object is to bluff your opponent into submission(3) They allow her to reflect on what lies behind his macho, bluff exterior and why she reacts to it in the way that she does, in a supportive, non judgmental setting.(4) Here a narrow bluff trail crosses open country known today as the East West Ranch, affording views back toward pine forests embracing the town.(5) the offer was denounced as a bluff(6) there's no point in trying to bluff it out(7) I was beginning to believe it had all been a big bluff ├ö├ç┬¬(8) There is nothing of the bluff and blustery manner, or the mean looks and imperious nature with which he had brought to life several characters in quick succession, the previous day.(9) Both their livelihoods depend on the ability to bluff and sniff out fraud.(10) This is a play about transformations: a boy into a man, a man into a king, enmity to possible love (the wooing scene between the bluff Henry and the enchanting French princess is a delight).(11) Megan looked over and up at a tall and bluff boy she's seen at school before standing in the doorway of what seemed to be his compartment.(12) How many games of double-and-triple bluff are going on here?(13) Those who play showhand rely not only on their skill, luck, courage and concentration, but also on their ability to bluff .(14) His denunciation of my research is an audacious bluff , believable only by those who have never opened my book.(15) Today, all that remains is a bluff of trees in the middle of a cultivated field.(16) It would be comforting to think he is playing no more than a game of bluff with the whisky companies, privately sharing their scepticism about strip stamps while forcing them to come up with a convincing alternative.
(1) bluff master :: bluf meester
1. plain-spoken ::
2. sheer ::
3. deception ::
4. cliff ::
5. four flush ::
6. pretend ::
7. deceive ::
1. circuitous ::
Different Formsbluff, bluffed, bluffer, bluffers, bluffest, bluffing, bluffly, bluffness, bluffs
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