blindman's bluff

noun
variants: or blindman's buff

Definition of blindman's bluff

: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

bluff play
  1. : having a broad flattened front

  2. : rising steeply with a broad flat or rounded front

  3. : good-naturedly frank and outspoken

  1. : a high steep bank : cliff

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

  2. : deceive

  3. : feign

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

  2. : the practice of bluffing

  3. : one who bluffs


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