bluffer


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  • noun

Synonyms for bluffer

a person who tries to bluff other people

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It gives would-be opera bluffers concise, hilarious nuggets of information to equip them for sounding as if they know what they are talking about, and guide them through potential conversations and pitfalls.
In order to be a successful bluffer you need to consider your table image and play accordingly.
Film guru Gary Slaymaker's guide to spotting a bluffer Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola's seminal 1979 masterpiece, above, transposes Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness into the midst of the Vietnam War.
Marvin is no bluffer when it comes to attending fight events outside boxing.
KEITH Miller is a work-shy bluffer who scrounges drinks, watches TV all day and thinks he knows it all.
If you can succeed in getting him to talk, a bluffer will mumble incoherently, incapable of speech.
It was only when they found out about his record and watched how he mixed it with heavier guys in sparring, they realised that he was not a bluffer who had just dropped into town.
Tips to spot a bluffer include a smile that doesn't reach the eyes, fidgeting and looking at the floor.
Northern Ireland folk can smell a bluffer from any range.
For the rich, it will make no difference but the poor will suffer under this Tory bluffer.
But best of all Dara is a great bluffer because if this guy is an awards host, then I have a future as a lapdancer.
But the most outrageous professional bluffer of them all is Pierre Brassard, the French Canadian DJ who rang up the Queen.
It's not what you know, it's what they think you know," is the maxim of the serious bluffer, and for aficionado and neophyte alike, a quick dip into his cheap-and-cheerful guide guarantees a serious chuckle.
He has a reputation for straight-talking but is he not just a bluffer who is stating the bleedin' obvious and doing nothing about it?
Travels to Bluffer Art Museum, Houston, fall 2013; SITE Santa Fe, NM, winter 2014.