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b luh fer

  • n  a person who tries to bluff other people
  • s  very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
  • s  bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured

  • British officials tend to think the 80-year-old unionist is the bluffer, believing he wants to crown his own political career by being Northern Ireland's First Minister.
  • Big Jim Fisk was an ebullient bluffer who wore velvet vests and many rings, was shot to death by his mistress' lover.
  • After ignoring the bluffer until too late, it failed utterly to buy off Editor Mussolini by offering him the prize of a Ministry without portfolio.

  • Harry Reid in FOXNews
    I think that if they think this is a bluff, wait until we have this vote and they'll find out if it's a bluff. I'm not much of a bluffer,Reid said.
  • Wilbur Ross in BusinessWeek
    Miller later sold the company to investor Wilbur L. Ross Jr. "He's not a bluffer," says Ross. "I would take him quite seriously, and I would assume GM would as well."

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