bluff

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
bluff

Plural
bluffs

  1. (countable) A bluff is an action which suggests you are strong when you are not.
  1. He pretended to reach for a gun, but it was a bluff.

Verb[change]

Plain form
bluff

Third-person singular
bluffs

Past tense
bluffed

Past participle
bluffed

Present participle
bluffing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you bluff, you pretend to be strong in order to deceive.
  1. He bluffed his way out of a tight corner.