[fawr-spot, fohr-]


a playing card or the upward face of a die bearing four pips; a domino, one half of which bears four pips.

Origin of four-spot

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for four-spot

Historical Examples of four-spot

  • A lightning change can be made from a five-spot to a four-spot while swinging the card.

  • True as steel, he was; stuck to me through my four-spot like th' bark to a tree.

  • Koukou drew, passed a four-spot to the Hetman, gave himself a five.


    Pierre Benoit