Bluffness
Bluffness Bluff"ness, n. The quality or state of being bluff. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bluffness — Ⅰ. bluff [1] ► NOUN ▪ an attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or will do something. ► VERB ▪ try to deceive someone as to one s abilities or intentions. ● call someone s bluff Cf. ↑call someone s bluff …   English terms dictionary

  • bluffness — noun see bluff I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bluffness — See bluffly. * * * …   Universalium

  • bluffness — noun The quality of being bluff …   Wiktionary

  • bluffness — n. good natured honesty, pleasant frankness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bluffness — bluff·ness …   English syllables

  • bluffness — noun good natured frankness • Derivationally related forms: ↑bluff • Hypernyms: ↑frankness, ↑outspokenness …   Useful english dictionary

  • bluff — Ⅰ. bluff [1] ► NOUN ▪ an attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or will do something. ► VERB ▪ try to deceive someone as to one s abilities or intentions. ● call someone s bluff Cf. ↑call someone s bluff …   English terms dictionary

  • bluffer — Ⅰ. bluff [1] ► NOUN ▪ an attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or will do something. ► VERB ▪ try to deceive someone as to one s abilities or intentions. ● call someone s bluff Cf. ↑call someone s bluff …   English terms dictionary

  • bluffly — Ⅰ. bluff [1] ► NOUN ▪ an attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or will do something. ► VERB ▪ try to deceive someone as to one s abilities or intentions. ● call someone s bluff Cf. ↑call someone s bluff …   English terms dictionary

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