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four-flush

[fawr-fluhsh, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌflʌʃ, ˈfoʊr-/
verb (used without object)
1.
to bluff.
2.
Poker. to bluff on the basis of a four flush.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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Slang definitions & phrases for fourflush

four-flush

modifier

: Four-flushing hustlers who really knew how to gamble

verb
  1. To live by sponging off others, or by pretense and fraud
  2. To cheat; swindle; victimize

[1896+; fr a poker player's attempt to bluff when he has four cards of one suit showing and one of another suit not showing]


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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