four-flush

[ fawr-fluhsh, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌflʌʃ, ˈfoʊr- /

verb (used without object)

to bluff.
Poker. to bluff on the basis of a four flush.

Nearby words

  1. four-door,
  2. four-eyed,
  3. four-eyed fish,
  4. four-eyed opossum,
  5. four-eyes,
  6. four-flusher,
  7. four-footed,
  8. four-footed butterfly,
  9. four-four time,
  10. four-h club

Origin of four-flush

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

four flush

noun Poker.

a hand having four cards of one suit and one card of another suit; an imperfect flush.

Origin of four flush

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for four-flush

four flush

noun

a useless poker hand, containing four of a suit and one odd card

verb four-flush (intr)

to bid confidently on a poor hand such as a four flush
US and Canadian a slang word for bluff 1
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