blindman's bluff

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blindman's buff

Definition of blindman's bluff

  1. :  a game for children in which a player whose eyes are covered with a piece of cloth tries to catch and identify the other players

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having a broad flattened front

    :  rising steeply with a broad flat or rounded front

    :  good-naturedly frank and outspoken

  1. :  a high steep bank :  cliff

  1. :  to deter or frighten by pretense or a mere show of strength

    :  deceive

    :  feign

  1. :  a false threat or claim intended to deter or deceive someone :  an act or instance of bluffing (see 3bluff)

    :  the practice of bluffing

    :  one who bluffs

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a brief usually trivial fact

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