bluff one's way

Definition of bluff one's way

:to achieve by a false threat or claim that is meant to trick someone
  • I managed to bluff my way into the show without a ticket.

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

way play
  1. : a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

  2. : an opening for passage

  3. : the course traveled from one place to another : route

  1. : of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. : by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far

  2. : by far : much

  3. : very


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