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3 Translation results for bluff in Spanish

verb | noun | adjective

bluff verb

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bluffed, has bluffed, is bluffing, bluffs
fingir, aparentar, engañar, farolear

Example sentences of
bluff verb

  • She says someone else has made her a higher offer, but I think she's bluffing.
  • Don't listen to his threats—he's just bluffing you.
  • I bluffed my way through the interview.
  • Don't listen to his threats-he's just bluffing you.

bluff noun

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farol, blof; acantilado, risco

Synonyms of
bluff noun

bluff adjective

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escarpado; campechano, franco, directo

Example sentences of
bluff adjective

  • he's a bluff but good-hearted teacher

Synonyms of
bluff adjective

Detailed synonyms for bluff adjective

Bluff, blunt, brusque, curt, crusty, gruff significan abrupto o poco ceremonioso en el habla o la manera de ser.
  • Bluff connota una franqueza bondadosa y una actitud poco convencional <a bartender with a bluff and hearty manner>.
    antonyms: smooth, suave
  • Blunt indica una franqueza de expresión sin tomar en cuenta los sentimientos de los demás <had a blunt way of speaking that could almost seem rude>.
    antonyms: tactful, subtle
  • Brusque se aplica a una abrupta descortesía o tosquedad <her polite question received a brusque response>.
  • Curt indica una aspereza desconcertante o una concisión grosera <a curt reply>.
  • Crusty connota un comportamiento duro u hosco que puede ocultar una bondad interior <he's a crusty old fellow but actually very kind>.
  • Gruff connota una ronquedad en la voz que puede indicar mal carácter pero que con mayor frecuencia puede ser indicativa de vergüenza o timidez <his gruff manner frightened the children>.

Reverse translation for bluff

fingir  - to feign, to pretend 
aparentar  - to seem, to appear, to feign, to pretend 
engañar  - to trick, to deceive, to mislead, to delude, to cheat on, to be unfaithful to 
farolear  - (informal) to boast, to brag, (cards) to bluff 
farol  - streetlight, lantern, lamp, bluff, headlight 
blof  - bluff 
acantilado  - cliff 
risco  - crag, cliff 
escarpado  - steep, sheer 
campechano  - open, cordial, friendly 
franco  - frank, candid, outspoken, clear, obvious, free 
directo  - direct, straight, immediate 
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