four-flush

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

verb (used without object)

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

Origin of four-flush

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

Definition for four-flush (2 of 2)

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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