fourflusher

[ fawr-fluhsh-er, fohr- ]

noun
  1. a person who makes false or pretentious claims; bluffer.

Origin of fourflusher

1
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; four flush + -er1

Words Nearby fourflusher

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for four-flusher

four-flusher

/ (ˈfɔːˌflʌʃə) /


noun
  1. US and Canadian slang a person who bluffs or attempts to deceive

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012