bluffer


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a person who tries to bluff other people

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The day of the bluffer is slowly and thankfully coming to an end.
"There's too many bluffers at this club, to get United back to the very top."
The Bluffer's Guide style is tailor-made for Ashforth's mischievous sense of humour, and what emerges is a characteristic mix of iconoclasm and enthusiasm that will be instantly recognisable to fans of the writer's distinctive style.
Samedi, il avait souligne "ne pas bluffer" en menacant sinon de convoquer des legislatives anticipees.
For this book, he breaks the nations down into jigsaw-shaped regions, and runs through the counties they comprise, giving a bluffer's lowdown on each (for example, Staffordshire = clay, coal, iron and limestone).
Ayer on Bertrand Russell), the Modern Masters raised the bar for what came to be known as the 'bluffer's guide'(and in fact the first books calling themselves 'Bluffer's Guides' were published shortly thereafter).
As well as his translating and corporate skills, he was an author whose output reflected his interests in music and the theatre: volumes included the Bluffer's Guide to the Theatre, the Edwardian Song Book and complications like Victorian Parlour Poetry.
Peter Nolan, managing director of Circus Casino.com, said: "If you're lucky enough to be born with some of these desirable facial characteristics it could benefit your poker playing, but even if you don't have the perfect poker face, or you're not a great bluffer, you can always play on-line where your face or its expression won't matter."
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.
It turns out that the feisty senior citizen is as good a bluffer as she is a runner; she didn't even have a gun!
First, he had Saddam Hussein, the butcher and the bluffer of Baghdad.
She found that, in general, poker players were poor judges of the bluff, concluding that most overestimate the attempts at bluffing by infrequent bluffers and underestimate the attempts of the frequent bluffer.
Any student would benefit from having this on their shelf, and it would do quite good service as a bluffer's guide.
Crack the code of motoring jargon from A to Z with our bluffer's guide...
Readers looking for a bluffer's guide to Samson Agonistes will be frustrated and disappointed.