adjective, bluff·er, bluff·est.
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Origin of bluff1
SYNONYMS FOR bluff
synonym study for bluff
OTHER WORDS FROM bluffbluffly, adverbbluffness, noun
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
Nor would the dangers end there even if Obama were not bluffing; Putin might think he was bluffing anyway and start a war.Obama Must Show He’ll Use Military Means to Deter Russia in Ukraine|Leslie H. Gelb|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As menacing as those automatic rifles were, I felt the Somalis were bluffing.‘You Have 30 Seconds’: The Real Captain Phillips’s Gripping Memoir|Captain Richard Phillips, Stephan Talty|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even a bluffing superpower can be forced to ante up ... or perhaps fold as casualties mount and treasury accounts go bust.War Is the New Peace: American Vets Reflect on Syria|John Kael Weston|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It may sound absurd at first flush, but politics and poker have a lot more than just bluffing in common.What Politicians Can Learn at the World Series of Poker|Jonathan Miller|July 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jonathan Chait thinks Speaker Boehner is bluffing on allowing the sequestration to take place.
You've been bluffing me from the start, and you're going to try it again.The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush|Francis Lynde
I know you pretend you do not, but I don't know that you are not bluffing when you say so.Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish
Rover, I've had enough of your bluffing, and I won't stand for any more of it!The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck|Edward Stratemeyer
She did not belong to the alert, quickly “bluffing” type of young lady.The Squirrel-Cage|Dorothy Canfield
If these things are the Outsiders, they could be bluffing us.Warlord of Kor|Terry Gene Carr
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.