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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska: Scotts Bluff County is a county located on the western border of the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,970. Its county

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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


  • Arkansas-Pine Bluff beats Grambling State 66-57
    PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) JoVaughn Love scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Grambling State 66-57 on Saturday night. Read more on this news related to 'Bluff'
  • PB to look at using city funds to clear building debris
    PINE BLUFF -- An ordinance proposing $240,000 in city funds to remove debris from two recently collapsed buildings in the 400 block of Main Street is to be read for the second time tonight at the Pine Bluff City Council meeting. Read more on this news related to 'Bluff'
  • Arkansas-Pine Bluff sneaks by Alcorn State, 74-70
    PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) -- JoVaughn Love scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds off the bench to help lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff, to a 74-70 victory over Alcorn State on Tuesday night. Read more on this news related to 'Bluff'

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