adjective, bluff·er, bluff·est.
SYNONYMS FOR bluff
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Origin of bluff1
synonym study for bluff
OTHER WORDS FROM bluffbluffly, adverbbluffness, noun
Words nearby bluff
Definition for bluff (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of bluff2
OTHER WORDS FROM bluff
Example sentences from the Web for bluff
The bluff has happened so many times and it still hasn’t been banned that I now don’t think it’s going to happen.‘Ignore all of the politics’: Confessions of a DTC exec on the continued uncertainty of TikTok|Kristina Monllos|October 2, 2020|Digiday
The house is balanced on a granite bluff, looking out to sea.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Blakeslee was inspired by publications of an archaeologist who excavated at the same bluff site more than 60 years ago and suspected it had been a central part of Etzanoa.Drones find signs of a Native American ‘Great Settlement’ beneath a Kansas pasture|Bruce Bower|September 10, 2020|Science News
Hike the two-mile Headland Trail to the top of a bluff overlooking the Zuni Mountains and the volcanic craters of El Malpais National Monument.
In a recent test of bluffing in poker, computer face recognition failed miserably.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI|Maria Konnikova|August 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
Ten days later, when the dust had settled, MSF President Joanne Liu called their bluff.Why New York’s Ebola Case Will Hurt Infected Patients Everywhere|Abby Haglage|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is not easy work, but it calls the bluff of those who would say “we have to take scripture seriously.”
We end the tour on a bluff overlooking a mine in the distance.
He was bluff, inspirational to the men, a brilliant tactician.
On a bluff overlooking the sea, he pitched a tent and lived there for the next year in near total seclusion.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Mr. Pickwick, I thank you most heartily for all your kindness to my son,” said old Mr. Winkle, in a bluff straightforward way.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
At the offer of a smaller sum the Count would possibly bluff.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
There is also a conspicuous high bluff on the principal island, which appears to have been seen by the French.
By and by, a straggling birch bluff rose blackly across their way, but nobody swung wide.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
It is situated in a wonderfully picturesque position, on a rocky bluff overlooking the River Wye.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for bluff (1 of 2)
Derived forms of bluffbluffer, noun
Word Origin for bluff
British Dictionary definitions for bluff (2 of 2)
Derived forms of bluffbluffly, adverbbluffness, noun
Word Origin for bluff
Idioms and Phrases with bluff
see call someone's bluff.