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Definition of bluff verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] bluff (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bluff
he / she / it bluffs
past simple bluffed
-ing form bluffing
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to try to make someone believe that you will do something that you do not really intend to do, or that you know something that you do not really know I don't think he'll shoot—I think he's just bluffing. Phrasal Verbsbluff somebody into doing somethingbluff your way in/out/through
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