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Overview of noun bluff

The noun bluff has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) bluff

(a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion))

2. (2) bluff

(pretense that your position is stronger than it really is; "his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted")

3. bluff, four flush

(the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards)


Overview of verb bluff

The verb bluff has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bluff, bluff out

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

2. bluff

(frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is)


Overview of adj bluff

The adj bluff has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bluff, bold, sheer

(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")

2. bluff

(bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured; "a bluff but pleasant manner"; "a bluff and rugged natural leader")

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