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


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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