bluffer


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Synonyms for bluffer

a person who tries to bluff other people

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They were both dealt shaky hands at Vivendi U, but while Jean-Marie Messier folded, his successor Jean-Rene Fourtou looks like a consummate bluffer.
I'll be a bluffer " Keith has a passion for his subject, insisting opera represents one of the highest pinnacles of human civilisation.
Combining general knowledge with a bit of luck, some fibbing and the ability to make stuff up on the spot, this game will teach everyone who plays it a few quirky facts and who is the best bluffer around the board.
Don't get carried away with him, though, because I think he's a bit like a boxer with a dodgy chin (that big-mouth bluffer Fraudley Harrison would be an unfair comparison to the horse, but you know what I'm getting at) who is being found easy opportunities by his promoter, making him look good, before reality hits home once stepped up in class.
She found that in general, poker players are poor judges of the bluff, concluding that most overestimate the attempts at bluffing by infrequent bluffers and underestimate the attempts of the frequent bluffer.
Judges Peter Bazalgette, Gail Porter and Andi Peters are all convinced they can spot the bluffer a mile off.
Researchers had matched the combatants for size and strength, but in 11 out of 13 battles, the honest opponent beat the bluffer.
Another big bluffer from Australia is the sand goanna (go-AHN- uh).
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?
Combining general knowledge with a bit of luck, some fibbing and the ability to make stuff up on the spot, it will teach you a few quirky facts and who is the best bluffer.
He is not a bluffer and he won't go blaming other people, or try to work the fans against the board, he is real.
Has a habit of tricking his backers into thinking they are on to a surefire winner, but his record speaks for itself, and I'm being kind calling him a bluffer.
The flat-faced bluffer has blown so much cash during his short time in Manchester he's partly responsible for the deficit, yet United are still miles away from the title, unless the title is comedy club.
WHENin doubt wheel out the biggest bluffer of them all - Glenn McGrath.
There's not much cash If you're not a bluffer But the DSS kids Are the ones who suffer