Bluff and Fake


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Bluff verb – To present a false appearance of.
Usage example: the basketball player bluffed a shot, then passed instead

Fake is a synonym for bluff in deception topic. In some cases you can use "Fake" instead the word "Bluff" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like deceive, action, boast, pretend.
Nearby Words: bluffing, bluffer, bluffed, bluffy
Synonyms for Bluff


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Fake verb – To present a false appearance of.
Usage example: while running for class president, Dan was not above faking friendship with people just to get their votes

Bluff is a synonym for fake in action topic. You can use "Bluff" instead the word "Fake" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as pretend.
Nearby Words: faked, faking, faker
Synonyms for Fake

How words are described

good good bluff good fake
clear clear bluff clear fake
pure pure bluff pure fake
elaborate elaborate bluff elaborate fake
Other adjectives: similar, complete, obvious, real, big, deliberate, giant, triple.

Common collocations

someone bluff someone fake someone
number bluff number fake number
situation bluff situation fake situation
time bluff time fake time
Other nouns: way, sister.

Both words in one sentence

  • I Warned You aka: I Told You So Those two from before didn't fight back, and anyway, some pirates print up fake wanted posters to bluff others.
  • A Bloody Mess In Detective Conan, ketchup is used as fake blood to bluff someone watching via surveillance cameras.
    Source: A Bloody Mess
  • Bluff the Impostor: In "EOS", the fake John is tested with a leading remark about Grandma Tracy's cookies.
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