four-flush

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verb

four-flushed; four-flushing; four-flushes

intransitive verb

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

four flush

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noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

Verb

1896, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of four-flush was in 1887

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Dictionary Entries Near four-flush

four flush

four-flush

fourfold

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“Four-flush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/four-flush. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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