four-flusher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n four-flusher a person who tries to bluff other people
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Usage

In literature:

There's bound to be mischief where that hair-brained four-flusher gets a crowd to listen to him.
"The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail" by Ralph Connor
Miss Joy will think I'm a four-flusher if I don't.
"Five Thousand an Hour" by George Randolph Chester
Jest mean, ugly four-flushers.
"The U.P. Trail" by Zane Grey
He ain't a four-flusher.
"The Landloper" by Holman Day
You consarned, square-headed, stiff-legged, squint-eyed, lop-eared, four-flusher, you.
"When A Man's A Man" by Harold Bell Wright
Because you're an egg-sucker and a nest-robber and a shrike, and a four-flusher and a piker, that's why!
"Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man" by Marie Conway Oemler
And I've got four thousand that belongs to that four-flusher, Square Deal.
"Square Deal Sanderson" by Charles Alden Seltzer
You have been telling men that I am a coward and a four-flusher.
"Judith of Blue Lake Ranch" by Jackson Gregory
I ain't such a four-flusher as to lay down my hand before I've played it out.
"Steve Yeager" by William MacLeod Raine
Just as big a four-flusher, too.
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
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In news:

Hondo wiped out with the Steelers, Bengwads and Panthers yesterday, but he's no four-flusher – the Yanks came through for him to limit the expansion of the deficit to 1,220 philbins.
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