Definition of Bluff. Meaning of Bluff. Synonyms of Bluff

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Definition of Bluff

Bluff
Bluff Bluff, v. i. To act as in the game of bluff.
Bluff
Bluff Bluff, a. [Cf. OD. blaf flat, broad, blaffaert one with a broad face, also, a boaster; or G. verbl["u]ffen to confuse, LG. bluffen to frighten; to unknown origin.] 1. Having a broad, flattened front; as, the bluff bows of a ship. ``Bluff visages.' --Irving. 2. Rising steeply with a flat or rounded front. ``A bluff or bold shore.' --Falconer. Its banks, if not really steep, had a bluff and precipitous aspect. --Judd. 3. Surly; churlish; gruff; rough. 4. Abrupt; roughly frank; unceremonious; blunt; brusque; as, a bluff answer; a bluff manner of talking; a bluff sea captain. ``Bluff King Hal.' --Sir W. Scott. There is indeed a bluff pertinacity which is a proper defense in a moment of surprise. --I. Taylor.
Bluff
Bluff Bluff, n. 1. A high, steep bank, as by a river or the sea, or beside a ravine or plain; a cliff with a broad face. Beach, bluff, and wave, adieu. --Whittier. 2. An act of bluffing; an expression of self-confidence for the purpose of intimidation; braggadocio; as, that is only bluff, or a bluff. 3. A game at cards; poker. [U.S.] --Bartlett.

Meaning of Bluff from wikipedia

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