Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of bluff.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Therefore, your claim that I was bluffing is unsupported.

    Behe Responds

  • That sort of bluffing is counterproductive. continue reading ...

    Balkinization

  • But, by producing an impression that he has what he wants -- in fact, by 'bluffing' -- a man can gain some of the advantages that he would gain by really having it.

    Yet Again

  • Fighting by "bluffing" - Advantage and disadvantage of being in front - Getting wounded - How one may lose his life trying to save it - Deserved rebuke, "I thought, sir, prisoners were captured on battlefields, not in hospitals" - Distressed father hunting his wounded boy

    War stories and school-day incidents for the children,

  • Both the buyer and the seller understand that lying - the euphemism is "bluffing" - is part of the game; thus neither side gains an unfair advantage when it lies about the selling price or the purchase price.

    NPR Topics: News

  • (See #1.) 3) Whether Stupak or the progressives are bluffing is (or will be, eventually) an empirical question.

    Matthew Yglesias » Defections from the Left

  • He may have succeeded in bluffing Bond, but he’s only calling with the other guys who obviously could have a very good hand.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » MOVIE ANALYSIS: Casino Royale

  • "Y-- yes," stammered Milo, still battling with the idea of bluffing this calmly authoritative man.

    Black Caesar's Clan : a Florida Mystery Story

  • Blix surmised that the bluffing was a cheap and effective deterrent.

    tcpalm.com Stories

  • People think Netanyahu is bluffing, which is convenient for a politician who wants to turn his back on prior positions without incurring any criticism or coalition turmoil.

    IMRA Middle East News Updates

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