bluff

(redirected from bluffers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • adj

Synonyms for bluff

Synonyms for bluff

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

Synonyms for bluff

a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)

Related Words

pretense that your position is stronger than it really is

the act of bluffing in poker

deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand

Synonyms

frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is

very steep

Synonyms

Related Words

bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The day of the bluffer is slowly and thankfully coming to an end.
Another big bluffer from Australia is the sand goanna (go-AHN- uh).
There were no managerthrowers or bluffers in a red shirt here.
'The bluffers tend to be the ones who'll happily quote a famous part of a film, but can't tell you when it happens in the film, or else they'll quote a line, but get it slightly wrong.
The research revealed the nation is made up of Techno Tinkerers (69 per cent), Techno No Ways (14 per cent), Techno Pros (12 per cent) and Techno Bluffers (five per cent).
Before the game, former United skipper Roy Keane scathingly said: "There are too many bluffers at the club to get Manchester United back to the top."
MILLIONS of British men have been branded "car bluffers" who don't know a big end from a crank shaft.
I think that says a lot about the ability of the rest and it says something about the gullibility of the average fan who believes all the bull surrounding these bluffers who bleed every penny out of the game and only perform when they feel like it.
On the contrary,it is rural life that will have to change to fit the national conscience,and not to accommodate the outmoded hobbies of toffs, duffers and bluffers.
Five per cent are ``techno bluffers'' who pretend they understand everything there is to know about technology when in reality they do not have a clue.
The rest - notably swimming, rowing and rugby - are bluffers.
Only by reading their rivals' body language and behaviour can they hope to judge whether their opponents are pokerface bluffers or a genuine contenders who could jeopardise their place in the final.
EXPOSURE on telly shows us the good, bad and ugly side of football, it reveals the actors, the bluffers and the bandwagon jumpers and exposes them for what they are.
Five per cent are "techno bluffers" who pretend they understand everything there is to know about technology when in reality they do not have a clue.