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Bluff Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards
  • pretense that your position is stronger than it really is; "his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted"
  • a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is
  • deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand
  • bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured; "a bluff but pleasant manner"; "a bluff and rugged natural leader"
  • very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; "a bluff headland"; "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"; "a sheer descent of rock"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion) ,
  • pretense that your position is stronger than it really is; "his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted" ,
  • the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Bluff'


  • Bluff: United States The Bluff (Atlanta), a westside neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia Bluff, Kentucky, an unincorporated community Bluff (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff: The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is a historically black university located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Founded in 1873, the
  • Pine Bluff metropolitan area: The Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is a three-county region in southeast Arkansas, anchored
  • Lemon Bluff, Florida: Lemon Bluff is an unincorporated community located in south Volusia County, Florida. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey
  • Gosses Bluff crater: Gosses Bluff (Gosse's Bluff) is thought to be the eroded remnant of an impact crater. It is located in the southern Northern Territory, near the centre
  • Bluff (magazine): Bluff is an American magazine specializing in the game of poker. Separate editions are also published for Europe, Latin America, South Africa and Australasia
  • Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lions football: The Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lions are the college football team representing the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The Golden Lions play in NCAA
  • Fowler's Bluff, Florida: Fowler's Bluff is an unincorporated community in Levy County, Florida, United States. It is a small, river-side central Florida community near the southern
  • Ship Stern Bluff: Ship Stern Bluff (also known as Devil's Point) is a surfing location on the south eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia, on the Tasman Peninsula. Ship
  • Haasts Bluff, Northern Territory: Haasts Bluff, also known as Ikuntji, is an Indigenous Australian community in Central Australia, a region of the Northern Territory. The community is

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'Bluff' example sentence in quotations


* You bluffed me I don't like it when people bluff me. It makes me question my perception of reality. - Andrew Schneider


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Bluff Sample Sentences in News


  • Valparaiso pushes past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59-46
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Alec Peters scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Valparaiso defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59-46 on Friday in the four-team Central Michigan tournament opener. Read more on this news related to 'Bluff'
  • Prairie View tops Ark-Pine Bluff 51-23
    PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) -- Jerry Lovelocke threw for 355 yards, rushed for 49 more and had five total touchdowns to lead Prairie View A&M to a 51-23 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday. Read more on this news related to 'Bluff'
  • Singer Richard Marx lists Lake Bluff mansion for $18 million
    Singer and songwriter Richard Marx on Wednesday listed his nine-bedroom, 29,475-square-foot, David Adler-designed mansion on Lake Michigan in Lake Bluff for $18 million. Read more on this news related to 'Bluff'

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