Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who bluffs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who bluffs.

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  • noun one who bluffs
  • adjective comparative form of bluff: more bluff

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who tries to bluff other people

Etymologies

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Examples

  • To bluff, unchanged in form, takes on the new meaning of to lie: a bluffer is a liar.

    Appendix 2. Non-English Dialects in America. 4. Yiddish

  • Being known as a bluffer, however, is an unambiguously bad thing.

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  • The motive for the scam was unclear, with speculation that the bluffer was a pervert who enjoyed preying on grieving women or that he planned to con them out of cash.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The motive for the scam was unclear, with speculation that the bluffer was a pervert who enjoyed preying on grieving women or that he planned to con them out of cash.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The motive for the scam was unclear, with speculation that the bluffer was a pervert who enjoyed preying on grieving women or that he planned to con them out of cash.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The motive for the scam was unclear, with speculation that the bluffer was a pervert who enjoyed preying on grieving women or that he planned to con them out of cash.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The site will be kept updated with the latest squad news in the run up to the opening ceremony, with photo galleries of the British squads and 'bluffer's guides' for every sport.

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  • To bluff a bluffer was to smite with the steel of justice.

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  • I gotta show Pseud, the bluffer, what a non sequitur is, by demonstrating what it is not: I noted that, as a rule, it is very rare for a candidate to lose many votes because they voted against something that passed.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Repealers

  • The poor bluffer had given no thought to his opponents 'hands.

    If in doubt, don't bluff

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  • innkeeper

    February 24, 2013

  • (noun) - A host, innkeeper, or victualler; to look bluff, to look big, or like bull-beef. Rum-bluffer, a jolly host, innkeeper or victualler.

    --B.E.'s Dictionary of the Canting Crew, 1699

    January 14, 2018