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Synonyms for bluff

Synonyms for bluff

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

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a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)

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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

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frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is

very steep

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bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured

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Welsh film critic Gary Slaymaker said it was not hard to spot a film bluffer.
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.
There were the professional bluffers such as the one who claimed: "I am a personal friend of several TV personalities, who would be happy to act as referees.
He said: "I am grateful for the experience they gave me, but there are too many bluffers and pretenders.
Now you know what politics and sport have in common, both are full of bluffers and b*** who would like you to believe they know what they are talking about.
I'm afraid that I just read the bluffers guide instead.
He saw through the bluffers and b***rs in football and resisted whenever that kind of stuff surfaced in our dressing room.
Maybe the players who are bluffers and conmen have the right idea when they take all they can get and give as little as possible in return.
THE only clubs you need are a putter, a sand wedge and a five- iron, but bluffers should have the course maximum of 14.
Throughout the local game, from the sidelines of an under-10 match on a Saturday morning to the Irish Cup final, there are bluffers.
Bluffers don't want to give anything away so they freeze without knowing they're doing it.
He revealed it is easy for bluffers to smooth their way on to discussion programmes.
Angus Deayton's series on blaggers and bluffers is well-timed.
Sid's tricks will be revealed on Thursday in a new BBC TV series, The Lying Game, which interviews Britain's biggest bluffers and cheats.
Dunphy said: "I won't suffer fools or bluffers and if I feel something, I'll say it.