#A high, steep bank, as by a river or the sea, or beside a ravine or plain; a cliff with a broad face.
#An act of bluffing; an expression of self-confidence for the purpose of intimidation; braggadocio; as, that is only bluff, or a bluff.
#poker An attempt to represent yourself as holding a stronger hand than you do.
#:John's bet was a bluff, he bet without even so much as a pair.
Portuguese: falÃ©sia f; blefe
#Having a broad, flattened front; as, the bluff bows of a ship.
#Rising steeply with a flat or rounded front.
#Surly; churlish; gruff; rough.
#* 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island|Treasure Island
#*: ...he had a bluff, rough-and-ready face, all roughened and reddened and lined in his long travels.
#Abrupt; roughly frank; unceremonious; blunt; brusque; as, a bluff answer; a bluff manner of talking; a bluff sea captain.
- To make a bluff
#:John bluffed by betting without even a pair.