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  Words related to bluff

Related / Similar Words: four flush, bluff out, bold, sheer

 

Definition:
  • the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards;
  • pretense that your position is stronger than it really is; "his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted";
  • a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion);
  • frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is;
  • deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand;
  • bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured; "a bluff but pleasant manner"; "a bluff and rugged natural leader";
  • very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; "a bluff headland"; "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"; "a sheer descent of rock";

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    Derivational Morphology: bluff out, bluffer, four-flusher, four flush

     

     
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