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bluff /blʌf/ verb [intransitive and transitive]


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bluff
[verb]
Synonyms:
- deceive, con, delude, fake, feign, mislead, pretend, pull the wool over someone's eyes
[noun]
Synonyms:
- deception, bluster, bravado, deceit, fraud, humbug, pretence, sham, subterfuge
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[noun]
Synonyms:
- precipice, bank, cliff, crag, escarpment, headland, peak, promontory, ridge
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- hearty, blunt, blustering, genial, good-natured, open, outspoken, plain-spoken
Antonyms: smooth, suave
Contrasted words: civil, courteous, courtly, gallant, polite, diplomatic, urbane
Related Idioms: to the point
Related Words: hearty, honest, sincere, barefaced, candid, direct, forthright, frank, no-nonsense, outspoken, plainspoken, straightforward, bearish, rude, tactless, sharp, tart, laconic, terse, fool, joke, trick

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. bluff1 /blʌf/ verb [intransitive and transitive]
[Date: 1600-1700; Origin: Probably from Dutch bluffen 'to boast, play a kind of card game']
to pretend something, especially in order to achieve what you want in a difficult or dangerous situation:
You wouldn’t really tell her. You’re bluffing!
bluff your way out of/through/past etc somebody/something (=go somewhere or succeed in doing something by deceiving someone)
I hope we’ll be able to bluff our way past the guard.
‘I was with Don,’ she said, deciding to bluff it out (=continue to pretend something).
bluff somebody into (doing) something (=make someone do something by deceiving them)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. bluff2 noun
[Sense 1-2: Date: 1800-1900; Origin: bluff1]
[Sense 3: Date: 1600-1700; Origin: bluff3]

1. [uncountable and countable] an attempt to deceive someone by making them think you will do something, when you do not intend to do it:
The threat was only a bluff.
Whatever you say, you must do it. This isn’t a game of bluff.double bluff

2. call sb’s bluff to tell someone to do what they have threatened because you do not believe that they will really do it

3. [countable] a very steep cliff or slope

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. bluff3 adjective
[Date: 1600-1700; Origin: Early Dutch blaf 'flat']
a bluff person, usually a man, is pleasant but very direct and does not always consider other people:
He was a bluff no-nonsense administrator.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

bluff
̈ɪblʌf
See: call one's bluff

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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