Definition of busted flush in English:

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busted flush

noun

1(In poker) a hand containing four cards of the same suit and one of a different suit.
Example sentences
  • He said that any fool could bet on a busted flush in poker, or swear that black is white, but that isn't a classic lie.
2 informal A promising person or thing that turns out to be unsuccessful: her leadership is already a busted flush
More example sentences
  • In short, Joe Klein was a busted flush.
  • The fire strike showed what a busted flush they are.
  • The gamble turned out to be a busted flush, he could not even catch his quota let alone anything extra.

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Syllabification: bust·ed flush

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