Dictionary: BLUF – BN

• BLUFF
adj. 1. 1790 Eng. dial. – broad and fat, esp. with respect to the face; red-faced
adj. 2. 1886 Eng. dial. – surly, churlish
n. 1. 1796 Amer. dial. – a clump or grove of trees growing in open country
n. 2. M19 – an excuse, a pretense; talk intended to mystify or deceive
n. 3. M19 sl. – an impostor; a deceiver, one who bluffs
n. 4. L19 – deception
n. 5. Bk1911 Sc. – a credulous person
n. 6. 1942 Amer. dial. – a gust of wind
n. 7. 1950s sl. – a female homosexual who can alternate between active/passive roles
vb. 1. 1790 Eng. dial. obs. – to blindfold
vb. 2. L18 – to confuse, to mislead or deter by a show of confidence or superiority; to fob off
vb. 3. Bk1904 Amer. college sl. – to make a false show of ability; to deceive
vb. 4. Bk1904 Amer. college sl. – to make fun of
vb. 5. 1965 Amer. dial. – to feign illness
vb. 6. 1967 Amer. dial. – to faze, to disconcert someone; to totally embarrass somebody and throw him off balance
 
• BLUFF ARTIST
n. 1930s sl. – an insincere person; a confidence trickster
 
• BLUFFER
n. Bk1913-17 Amer. college sl. – one who pretends to know what he does not
 
• BLUFFERT
n. 1. Bk1911 Sc. –  a blow, a buffet
n. 2. Bk1911 Sc. – the blast sustained in meeting a rough wind or squall
vb. Bk1911 Sc. – of the wind: to bluster
 
• BLUFFIN
vb. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to bluster, to swagger
 
• BLUFFLE-HEADED
adj. 1. 1825 Sc. – having a large head
adj. 2. 1825 Sc. – stupid-looking 
 
• BLUFFY
adj. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – puffed, swelled
 
• BLUFT
vb. 1. 1839 Eng. dial. – to blindfold
vb. 2. 1839 Eng. dial. – to deceive, to hoodwink
 
• BLUIFY
vb. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to become blue
 
• BLUITER
n. 1. Bk1898 Sc. – a rumbling noise
n. 2. Bk1911 Sc. – a coarse, clumsy, inconsiderate, blundering fellow
n. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – a great talker
n. 4. Bk1911 Sc. – mud; any dirty stuff
vb. 1. Bk1898 Sc. – to work clumsily; to spoil work in the doing of it
vb. 2. Bk1898 Sc. – to make a rumbling noise
vb. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – to besmear with mud, etc.
vb. 4. Bk1911 Sc. – to obliterate
vb. 5. Bk1911 Sc. – to overdilute with water
vb. 6. Bk1911 Sc. – to splutter
vb. 7. Bk1911 Sc. – to talk foolishly
 
• BLUITERED
adj. 1805 Eng. dial. – injuriously affected by drinking
 
• BLUITERIN
adj. Bk1911 Sc. – clumsy
 
• BLUME
vb. Bk1911 Sc. – to blossom
 
• BLUMF
n. Bk1911 Sc. – a dull, stupid fellow
 
• BLUMMIES
n. 1857 Amer. dial. – flowers
 
• BLUNDER
n. Bk1898 Sc. & Eng. dial. – a loud noise, as of falling or stumbling
 
• BLUNDER-A-WHACK
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – one whose carelessness has brought on disastrous consequences
 
• BLUNDERBUS
n. 1. 1928 Amer. dial. – an automobile
n. 2. 1966 Amer. dial. – a baby or a small child
 
• BLUNDERBUSS
n. 1. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a clumsy, blundering person
n. 2. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – a sawed-off shotgun
 
• BLUNDER-GUTS
n. 1850 Eng. dial. – a clumsy, blundering person
 
• BLUNDERHEAD
n. 1. 1697 – a blundering, confused, muddle-headed fellow; a foolish fellow, a blockhead
n. 2. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – an error; a mistake; a blunder
 
• BLUNDERKIN
n. 1596 obs. rare – a blundering fellow, a muddlepate
 
• BLUNDERPATE
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a foolish fellow, a blockhead
 
• BLUNDERSHOOT
n. 1965 Amer. dial. – an umbrella
 
• BLUNDERSKULL
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a foolish fellow, a blockhead
 
• BLUNGE
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a  mess, a muddle
 
• BLUNGY
adj. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – sticky, dauby
 
• BLUNK
adj. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – squally, tempestuous
n. 1. 1787 Eng. dial. – a fit of squally, tempestuous weather
n. 2. 1804 Sc. – a dull, lifeless person
n. 3. 1804 Sc. – a small block of wood or stone
n. 4. 1867 Eng. dial. – a spark of fire
n. 5. 1896 Sc. & Eng. dial. – a flake of snow
n. 6. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a scowl, a frown
vb. 1. 1746 Eng. dial. – to snow lightly
vb. 2. 1825 Sc. – to bungle; to spoil a thing; to mismanage
vb. 3. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to scowl
vb. 4. Bk1911 Sc. – to injure mischievously
 
• BLUNKART
n. 1. Bk1898 Sc. – a stupid person
n. 2. Bk1898 Sc.-  a thickset person
n. 3. Bk1898 Sc. – a small block of wood or stone
 
• BLUNKER
n. 1815 Sc. – a bungler
 
• BLUNKIT
adj. Bk1911 Sc. – pale
 
• BLUNNER
vb. Bk1911 Sc. – to blunder
 
• BLUNNERBOAR
n. Bk1911 Sc. – a blundering fool
 
• BLUNT
n. 1. 1812 sl. – cash or money of any value, or in any quantity
n. 2. 1825 Sc. – a stupid fellow
n. 3. 1873 Eng. dial. – a storm of snow or rain
n. 4. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a snowflake
n. 5. 1980s African-American sl. – a blunted capsule containing secobarbital compound
n. 6. 1990s African-American sl. – a cigar filled with marijuana and cocaine
 
• BLUNTED UP
adj. 1990s African-American sl. – high on marijuana and cocaine
 
• BLUNTHER
n. Bk1911 Sc. – a loud noise, as of stumbling
vb. 1. Bk1911 Sc. – to blunder
vb. 2. Bk1911 Sc. – to make a noise
vb. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – to move clumsily and noisily; to stumble
 
• BLUNTIE
adv. 18C obs. – of blunt nature or tendency
n. 1768 obs. exc. Sc. – a stupid person; one not sharp of wits; a sniveller
 
• BLUP
n. 1. Bk1898 Sc. – a misfortune or mistake owing to want of foresight
n. 2. Bk1898 Sc. – one who makes a clumsy awkward appearance
 
• BLUPT
adj. Bk1911 Sc. – suffering misfortune from want of foresight
 
• BLUR
n. 1. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a blunder, a mistake, a spoilt piece of work
n. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a deception, a blind
vb. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to defame
 
• BLURCH
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a stain or blot on the character
 
• BLUR-EYED
adj. 1899 Amer. dial. – blear-eyed
 
• BLURRY
n. 1. 1856 Eng. dial. – a scuffle, a scramble
n. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – an error, a mistake
n. 3. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a premature birth
vb. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to commit an error, to make a mistake
 
• BLUR-SHEET
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – blotting-paper
 
• BLURY
adj. 1. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of the weather: cold, sharp, windy
adj. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of persons: talkative, garrulous
 
• BLUSH
n. 1. 1790 Eng. dial. – a blister
n. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – appearance, resemblance
n. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – a blister, a boil  
vb. 1. 1790 Eng. dial. – to resemble, to be like in appearance
vb. 2. 1825 Sc. & Eng. dial. – to blister
vb. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – to chafe the skin so as to cause a blister, to blister
 
• BLUSHIN
n. 1790 Sc. – a blister or boil on hands or feet; a pustule full of matter
 
• BLUSHION
n. 1790 Sc. – a blister or boil on hands or feet; a pustule full of matter
 
• BLUSH LIKE A BLACK DOG
vb. 1876 – to not blush at all; to be shameless
 
• BLUSTER
vb. Bk1911 Sc. – to disfigure in writing
 
• BLUSTERATION
n. 1803 Eng. dial. & colloq. – talk, noise, a blustering, bluster
 
• BLUSTERINER
adj. 1898 Amer. dial. – more blustering
 
• BLUSTERLY
adj. 1. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of weather: stormy
adj. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – violent in temper or language
 
• BLUSTERSOME
adj. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of weather: rainy and stormy in fits and starts
 
• BLUSTER UP
vb. 1946 Amer. dial. – of the weather: to look stormy
 
• BLUSTIFEROUS
adj. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – blusterous
 
• BLUTCHER     
n. 1. 1790 Eng. dial. – a huge animal of any kind
n. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a heavy, unwieldy instrument or thing
 
• BLUTE
n. 1. 1825 Sc. – a bad or foolish action
n. 2. Bk1911 Sc. – a sudden burst of sound
 
• BLUTHER
vb. 1. 1825 Sc. – to make a noise in swallowing; to make an inarticulate sound
vb. 2. Bk1911 Sc. – to blot
vb. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – to disfigure
vb. 4. Bk1911 Sc. – to soil

• BLUTHERBUNG
vb. 1891 Eng. dial. – to break down in speech; to lose the thread of conversation
 
• BLUTHRIE
adj. Bk1911 Sc. – wet, stormy
n. 1. Bk1911 Sc. – frothy, incoherent, flatulent discourse
n. 2. Bk1911 Sc. – phlegm
n. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – thin porridge; water-gruel
 
• BLUTTER
adj. 1952 Amer. dial. – dirty, unclean
n. 1. 1776 Sc. – a dirty, clumsy, untidy, or slovenly person
n. 2. Bk1866 Sc. – a great deal of nonsensical gossip
n. 3. Bk1866 Sc. – a person much addicted to gossip; a rash, noisy talker
n. 4. Bk1911 Sc. – a term of reproach; one who has not the power of retention
vb. 1. 1680 obs. exc. Sc. – to give hasty utterance to; to blurt out; to talk foolishly; to tell what ought to be kept secret
vb. 2. Bk1898 Sc. – to make a noise in swallowing
vb. 3. Bk1898 Sc. to flow unsteadily as liquid from a bottle that is very full
 
• BLUTTERBUNGED
adj. 1891 Eng. dial. – confounded, overcome by surprise
(NOTE: ‘blutterbunged’ is a possible error for ‘blutherbunged’)
 
• BLUTZ
vb. 1937 Amer. dial. – to bounce or bump
 
• BLUZZ
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – blindman’s buff
vb. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to blindfold, to blind; to veil, to shade
 
• BLUZZ-BOGGART
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – blindman’s buff
 
• BLY
n. 1874 Eng. dial. – a faint likeness or resemblance
 
• BLYBE
n. 1. Bk1898 Sc. – a drunkard
n. 2. Bk1898 Sc. – a large quantity of liquor
n. 3. Bk1911 Sc. – a stroke, a blow
vb. Bk1898 Sc. – to drink much and often
 
• BLYBER
vb. Bk1898 Sc. – to drink hard
 
• BLYBERAN;  BLYBERIN
n. Bk1898 Sc. – hard drinking
 
• BLYBIN
n. Bk1911 Sc. – the act of drinking spirits
 
• BLYMY!
int. 1889 – a vulgar imprecation
 
• BLYPE
n. 1. Bk1911 Sc. – a shred of skin when it peels off; a lump  
n. 2. Bk1911 Sc. – a stroke, a blow
 
• BLYTE
n. Bk1911 Sc. – a flying shower
 
• BLYTER
vb. Bk1911 Sc. – to besmear
 
• B.M.
n. 1970s S. Afr. homosexual sl. – a heterosexual (Baby-Maker)


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