Synonyms for bluff

Synonyms for (noun) bluff

Synonyms: bluff, four flush

Definition: the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards

Similar words: dissembling, dissimulation, deceit, deception

Definition: the act of deceiving


Synonyms: bluff

Definition: pretense that your position is stronger than it really is

Usage: his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

Similar words: feigning, dissembling, pretence, pretense

Definition: pretending with intention to deceive


Synonyms: bluff

Definition: a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)

Similar words: bank

Definition: a long ridge or pile

Usage: a huge bank of earth

Synonyms for (verb) bluff

Synonyms: bluff

Definition: frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is

Similar words: affright, fright, frighten, scare

Definition: cause fear in

Usage: The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me; Ghosts could never affright her


Synonyms: bluff, bluff out

Definition: deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand

Similar words: go, move

Definition: have a turn; make one's move in a game

Usage: Can I go now?

Synonyms for (adjective) bluff

Synonyms: bluff

Definition: bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured

Usage: a bluff but pleasant manner; a bluff and rugged natural leader

Similar words: direct

Definition: straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

Usage: a direct question; a direct response; a direct approach


Synonyms: sheer, bluff, bold

Definition: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front

Usage: a bluff headland; where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise; a sheer descent of rock

Similar words: steep

Definition: having a sharp inclination

Usage: the steep attic stairs; steep cliffs