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noun. ['ˈblʌf'] a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion).
Rhymes with Bluff
How do you pronounce bluff?
Pronounce bluff as bləf.
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Sentences with bluff
1. Noun, singular or mass
In each case, campsites are strung along the bluff top just west of Old Highway 101.
Quotes about bluff
1. Science is a way to call the bluff of those who only pretend to knowledge. It is a bulwark against mysticism, against superstition, against religion misapplied to where it has no business being.
- Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
noun. ['ˈblʌf'] pretense that your position is stronger than it really is.
adjective. ['ˈblʌf'] very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front.
verb. ['ˈblʌf'] frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is.
adjective. ['ˈblʌf'] bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured.
noun. ['ˈblʌf'] the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards.
- four flush
verb. ['ˈblʌf'] deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand.
- bluff out