Bluffing
Bluff Bluff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bluffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bluffing}.] 1. (Poker) To deter (an opponent) from taking the risk of betting on his hand of cards, as the bluffer does by betting heavily on his own hand although it may be of less value. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]

2. To frighten or deter from accomplishing a purpose by making a show of confidence in one's strength or resources; as, he bluffed me off. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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