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fourflusher

[fawr-fluhsh-er, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌflʌʃ ər, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
a person who makes false or pretentious claims; bluffer.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; four flush + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for four-flusher

four-flusher

/ˈfɔːˌflʌʃə/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, slang) a person who bluffs or attempts to deceive
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Word Origin and History for four-flusher
n.

"cheat, dishonest person," 1900, from verb four-flush "to bluff a poker hand, claim a flush (n.) while holding only four cards in the suit" (1896).

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Slang definitions & phrases for four-flusher

four-flusher

noun

A bluffer or fraud; cheat; swindler (1904+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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