four-flusher


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four-flush

(fôr′flŭsh′)
intr.v. four-flushed, four-flush·ing, four-flush·es
1. Games To bluff in poker with a four flush.
2. Slang To make empty claims; bluff.

four′-flush′er n.

four-flusher

(ˈfɔːˌflʌʃə)
n
slang US and Canadian a person who bluffs or attempts to deceive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.four-flusher - a person who tries to bluff other people
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
References in classic literature ?
They're four-flushers, if you know what that means.
I don't exactly hate them myself, but I haven't any regard for chicken-hearted four-flushers.
Pretty please, don't raise the roof, clean my clock, throw a temper tantrum, and take me to task for being a ranting and raving crazy coot with bats in my belfry; a tattle-taling four-flusher who's out to add insult to run you ragged from stem to stern and pillar to post; or a hard-hearted, bamboozling, four-flushing flimflam man who feels free to get your goat and, to add fuel to the fire and insult to injury, make a monkey out of you with farfetched fiddle-faddle that contains neither rhyme nor reason, a bunch of baloney that you need like a bole in the head.