four-flusher

four-flusher
n. a cheater.
Bruno is a lousy four-flusher, among other unpleasant things.
You dirty four-flusher!

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • four-flusher — (n.) cheat, dishonest person, 1900, from verb four flush to bluff a poker hand, claim a flush with only four cards in the suit (1896) …   Etymology dictionary

  • four-flusher — noun a person who tries to bluff other people • Syn: ↑bluffer • Derivationally related forms: ↑bluff (for: ↑bluffer) • Hypernyms: ↑deceiver, ↑cheat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • four-flusher — n A person who bluffs and deceives others. That no good four flusher tried told me that old tin can of his once belong to Mario Andretti. 1890s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • four-flusher — four flush|er [ fɔr,flʌʃər ] noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL someone who tries to cheat or trick people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • four-flusher — noun see four flush …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • four-flusher — See four flush. * * * …   Universalium

  • four-flusher — noun A lowly, disreputable cheat or fraudster, especially at cards, especially a dull or unimaginative one …   Wiktionary

  • four flusher — n. (Informal) bluffer, one who bluffs or pretends, one who makes false claims …   English contemporary dictionary

  • four-flusher — noun (C) AmE informal someone who cheats or tries to deceive people …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Four flushing — Four Flusher is a pejorative term for a person who makes empty boasts or who continually lies.The term four flushing traces its origins to the game of Poker during the 19th Century. Four flushing originally referred to a person who would… …   Wikipedia

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