four-flush

verb
\ ˈfȯr-ˈfləsh How to pronounce four-flush (audio) \
four-flushed; four-flushing; four-flushes

Definition of four-flush

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to bluff in poker holding a four flush broadly : to make a false claim : bluff

four flush

noun

Definition of four flush (Entry 2 of 2)

: four cards of the same suit in a 5-card poker hand

Other Words from four-flush

Verb

four-flusher noun

First Known Use of four-flush

Verb

1896, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Four-flush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/four-flush. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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