v. trans. Il m'a bluffé! He tried it on with me! — He tried to pull the wool over my eyes! (The word is obviously a direct borrowing from the English.)

Dictionary of Modern Colloquial French. 2013.

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  • bluffer — [ blɶfe ] v. <conjug. : 1> • 1884; de bluff 1 ♦ V. intr. Fam. Pratiquer le bluff; tenter de donner le change, de faire illusion. ⇒fam. frimer. « Comme au poker : ceux qui blufferont le mieux, le plus longtemps, gagneront » (Martin du Gard) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bluffer — Bluff er, n. One who bluffs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bluffer — index pedant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bluffer — m DEFINICIJA v. blefer …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 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

  • bluffer — noun see bluff III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bluffer — See bluffable. * * * …   Universalium

  • bluffer — noun one who bluffs …   Wiktionary

  • Bluffer — Gaukler; Blender * * * Blụf|fer, der; s, : jmd., der blufft: er ist überdies ein B.; ganz bewusst streut er den Leuten Sand in die Augen (Reich Ranicki, Th. Mann 183) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • bluffer — bluff·er || blÊŒfÉ™ n. deceiver, one who bluffs or pretends …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bluffer — bluff·er …   English syllables

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