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bluff1

bluff1

 
 
pronunciation:
bluhf
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a hill or shoreline with a steep face.
The guns were mounted high on the bluffs over the river.
 
synonyms:
cliff, palisade
similar words:
bank, cape, crag, escarpment, foreland, headland, peak, promontory, ridge, scarp, slope
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: abrupt or bluntly outspoken, but good-natured.
He had a bluff manner that offended some people, but he had friends to spare.
antonyms:
reserved, reticent
similar words:
candid, direct, downright, frank, offhand, open, outspoken, plain-spoken, straightforward, unceremonious, unreserved
definition 2: having a steep, nearly vertical front, as on a riverbank or coastline.
synonyms:
sheer
similar words:
abrupt, perpendicular, steep, vertical