Definition of four flush in English:

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four flush

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A poker hand of little value, having four cards of the same suit and one of another. Compare with flush3.
Example sentences
  • Being dealt a pat flush before any cards are dealt and getting that flush after you're already holding a four-flush are two completely different things!
  • Just remember, a four-flush with A-K on the flop is a powerful hand that should be played aggressively.
  • As a side note, were you the player with the four-flush in this situation, a call would be okay.


(four-flush) [no object] informal
1(In poker) bluff when holding a weak hand, particularly a four flush.
Example sentences
  • Van Alstyne held the A and four flushed to double up to 60k.
1.1Keep up a pretense; bluff: your mother will get wise that you’re four-flushing



Pronunciation: /ˈfôr ˌfləSHər/
Example sentences
  • What Jackson does not mention is that many of Bonnet's contemporaries, French and Soviet, considered him to be a yellow, treasonous, double-talking four-flusher.
  • To have this four-flusher, fly-by-nighter talking about a loser is pretty rich, is it not?
  • Specifically, a four-flusher is someone who pretends to have a flush when he's really one card short.

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Syllabification: four flush

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