adjective \ə-ˈfləsh\

Definition of aflush

  1. :  fully or generously supplied with something :  flush Pat Pourchot, whose philosophical abstinence from fishing has until now been consistent, is suddenly aflush with temptation. — John McPhee, Coming into the Country, 1976

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Origin and Etymology of aflush

1a- + 6flush

First Known Use: 1867

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to criticize severely

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