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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOUR-FLUSHER

But, as I've said before, when it comes to figurin' on what women or horses'll do, I'm a four-flusher.

This extra dresser is a four-flusher, for he is trying to appear as something that he is not.

He'd thought the world of Don Roberts, who had turned out a four-flusher.

Don hadn't ever pretended to be any less of a four-flusher than he was.

And I've got four thousand that belongs to that four-flusher, Square Deal.

You have been telling men that I am a coward and a four-flusher.

The fancy-colored, freakish paper is nearly always used by the four-flusher in business.

If an employe is a sluggard or a four-flusher, he may be sure these things will be found out and he cannot hope for advancement.

I ain't such a four-flusher as to lay down my hand before I've played it out.

WORD ORIGIN

"cheat, dishonest person," 1900, from verb four-flush "to bluff a poker hand, claim a flush (n.) while holding only four cards in the suit" (1896).

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