Synonyms of bluff in English

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noun

1‘this offer was denounced as a bluff’

SYNONYMS

deception, subterfuge, pretence, sham, fake, show, deceit, false show, idle boast, feint, delusion, hoax, fraud, masquerade, charade

trick, stratagem, ruse, manoeuvre, scheme, artifice, machination

humbug, bluster, bombast, bragging

Irish informal codology

informal put-on, put-up job, kidology


verb

1‘the family are simply bluffing to hide their guilt’

SYNONYMS

pretend, sham, fake, feign, put on an act, put it on, lie, hoax, pose, posture, masquerade, dissemble, dissimulate

informal kid

2‘I managed to bluff the board into believing that I had a long-term strategy’

SYNONYMS

deceive, delude, mislead, trick, fool, hoodwink, dupe, hoax, take in, beguile, humbug, bamboozle, gull, cheat

informal con, kid, put one over on, have on, pull the wool over someone's eyes

vulgar slang bullshit

archaic cozen


Synonyms of bluff in English

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adjective

1‘a bluff, hearty man’

SYNONYMS

plain-spoken, straightforward, blunt, direct, no-nonsense, frank, open, candid, outspoken, to the point, forthright, unequivocal, downright, hearty

rough, abrupt, curt, gruff, short, brusque, not afraid to call a spade a spade, speaking as one finds

genial, approachable, good-natured, friendly

informal straight from the shoulder, upfront

ANTONYMS

diplomatic, evasive


Synonyms of bluff in English

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noun

1‘the villa was set high on a bluff overlooking the sea’

SYNONYMS

cliff, ridge, promontory, headland, crag, bank, slope, height, peak, escarpment, scarp, precipice, rock face, overhang

rare eminence