n. One who bluffs, deceives.
“Watch out, he’s a bluffer.” (NJY)
“'So whom do you believe?' cried the bluffer. 'Me or a horse—and a horse who’s a notorious liar to boot?!'" (NJY)
Languages of Origin
English 'bluff' + Yiddish suffix
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Who Uses This
Blufferkeh is the feminine equivalent.
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