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The four-flusher

John E. Hazzard

The four-flusher

by John E. Hazzard

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Published by G.W. Dillingham Company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe four flusher.
Statementby John Edward Hazzard ...
SeriesAmerican fiction -- reel 79, no. 736.
ContributionsG.W. Dillingham Company.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4]-190, 6 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17452090M
OCLC/WorldCa29759892

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What does “four-flusher” mean? Walter Serafin Shawnee, Kansas. Wordsmith Ramon F. Adams defined a four-flusher as a bluffer, an incompetent person pretending to be competent. Contemporary wordsmith Win Blevins adds: “A trickster, a bluffer. It comes from poker and the daring experience of bluffing that you have a flush, when you only have. Synonyms for 'four-flusher': liar, cheat, hypocrite, fixer, fraud, crook, wheeler-dealer, conman, politician, catfish, adventurer, a fast talker.

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Describing the methods of a professional card shark, and with zero moves, the poker hand turns into four-of. The four-flusher book cartoon’s title is thus a pun on “four flusher.” The pun works because, by“four flusher” had been popular American slang for at least fifty years.

The actual origin of “four flusher” was the game of poker, where a “flush” is a high hand composed of five cards of the same suit.

A whole lot of nothing, which gives us the word four-flusher, a person bluffing at cards, or someone who seems promising, but isn't.

Vocabulary Shout-Out National Book Award Winner James McBride Resuscitates "Four-Flusher". This book was recommended to me, and got fairly good Amazon reviews, and I can't see why.

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Four-flush definition is - to bluff in poker holding a four flush; broadly: to make a false claim: bluff. Define four-flush. four-flush synonyms, four-flush pronunciation, four-flush translation, English dictionary definition of four-flush.

intr.v. four-flushed, four-flushing, four-flushes 1. Games To bluff in poker with a. Get this from a library. The four-flusher: the story of a woman of action. [Elizabeth Garver Jordan].

Bragging, boasting, and empty promise. From 19th c. poker players - someone who is claiming to have a five card flush, when actuality they only have four cards.

NOT someone who is so full of shit that you need four flushes to send them down the toilet. Mr. Trump is out playing golf again, costing us, the taxpayers, another $, or more, bringing the grand total to more than $ million, much of it.

Rabbi Eckstein The Four-Flusher: The Pentateuch is the first five books of the Old Testament recorded by Moses. The purpose of the Oral Law, later written down and became known as the Talmud, is to explain the written law of Moses by means of numerous commentaries on how to interpret the Oral Law.

Apparently one of Eckstein’s. Twice within a few days Mr. CHARLES N. HASKELL, a prominent American citizen, has called a more prominent American citizen a "four flusher." The term, used reproachfully, is not new.

Directed by Seymour Kneitel. With Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel. Popeye and Olive are feeding squirrels in the park when the rich and elegant Count Marvo (Bluto), the magician (and practical joker), rides up on his horse and steals Olive away, while tricking Popeye with an exploding cigar and other gimmicks/10(1).

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"From one of the book's many tables, Optimal Strategy for the Four Flusher, we learn that if you hold four cards to a flush, have called the opening bettor and have failed to make your flush, you should bluff once in every two cases that you can make a bet the size of the pot.". Fourflushing, adjective, living off or supported by others; borrowing from others.

From "The Pocket Dictionary of American Slang" by Harold Wentworth and Stuart Berg Flexner (Pocket Books, New York,): There seems to be a near-unanimous consensus that a four-flusher uses or tries to use a four-card flush (or bob-tail flush) to deceive.

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Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company () "The Girl Question," by John W. Harding: also, "The Four Flusher," by John Edward Hazzard. The Royal Four-Flusher is Popeye's th theatrical cartoon, produced by Famous Studios and released in Plot Popeye and Olive are having a walk in the park near the zoo, where they try to feed the squirrels, although the sailor proves more successful than his girlfriend.

Bluto, in his identity of "Count Marvo", rides a horse nearby wearing an elegant sports jacket. Directed by William Marceau. With Jack Davis, Connie Davis, Denise Griffin, Martin Landau.

Thus, a four-flusher is someone with bad cards who is bluffing: a conman or a trickster. Although the word dates from the turn of the twentieth century (see it used in Sinclair Lewis's Babbitt, published in ) and McBride's novel is set in the s, four-flusher feels appropriate to the rough and tumble Kansas-is-burning atmosphere of.The book won the Texas Institute of Letters award in and, in newspapers reported the book became the first Texas book to win the National Book Award.

In Jean Renoir made a movie, The Southerner, based on Hold Autumn in Your Hand, starring Zachary Scott.