Character 5
Hyphenation flush
Pronunciations /ˈflʌʃ/

Definitions and meanings of "Flush"

What do we mean by flush?

A hand in which all the cards are of the same suit but not in numerical sequence, ranked above a straight and below a full house in poker. noun

To frighten (a game bird, for example) from cover. intransitive verb

To drive or force into the open. intransitive verb

To dart out or fly from cover. intransitive verb

A bird or flock of birds that has been frightened from cover. noun

To turn red, as from fever, embarrassment, or strong emotion; blush. intransitive verb

To glow, especially with a reddish color. intransitive verb

To flow suddenly and abundantly, as from containment; flood. intransitive verb

To be emptied or cleaned by a rapid flow of water, as a toilet. intransitive verb

To cause to redden or glow. intransitive verb

To excite or elate. intransitive verb

To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water. intransitive verb

To drive away with a rapid flow of a liquid. intransitive verb

To remove or eliminate. intransitive verb

A flooding flow or rush, as of water. noun

The act of cleaning or rinsing by or as if by flushing. noun

A blush or glow. noun

A group of birds that have suddenly started up from undergrowth, trees etc.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Flush

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The word "flush" in example sentences

V. iv.8 (394,4) the time is flush] A bird is _flush_ when his feathers are grown, and he can leave the nest. ❋ Samuel Johnson (1746)

After the full house, the flush is the highest hand in the poker hands order. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Ranked below the flush is the straight, which consists of five cards in rank sequence but now having the same suit. ❋ Unknown (2008)

He said his department has also installed nine fire hydrants, or what he called flush plugs, recently. ❋ Unknown (2009)

We have a word flush, meaning a rush of blood to the skin. ❋ George Bernard Shaw (1903)

She succeeded in flush times, we are told, on the basis of her accommodating personality (free lunch for the profs, plus heavy recruiting bonuses. free coffee for thekids). ❋ Unknown (2010)

It is a hard-edged, hard-nosed, hard-boiled, in-your-face and deeply profane concept, and any approach contrary to that will once again flush film 1's legacy of emotional truth into the sewer of mediocrity, sealing the property away - perhaps forever - in the caverns of the untouchable. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Hounds are always sniffing around after scents, but what they flush is not always what they think it is. ❋ M_francis (2009)

Flush: A flush is simply any five cards with the same suit. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Through the weathered upland there calls his command … and a flush is made from a weathered grassy stand. ❋ Unknown (2009)

A straight flush is any straight, meaning consecutive cards, with all five cards of the same suit. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But also, Pitre said, a lot of young men come in flush with BP cash, asking for "sleeve tattoos," designs wrapping around their arm. ❋ David A. Fahrenthold (2010)

Heparin flush: medication given to keep blood from clotting and blocking the inside of the port ❋ Unknown (2008)

Full Richard III with no flush is far more appropriate!! on September 17, 2008 at 10: 39 pm | Reply Phil ❋ Inspector Gadget (2008)

Time to sleep on my big clean bed, let the pain flush away. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The highest straight flush is the Royal Flush as outlined above, Ace-2-3-4-5 of the same suit is the lowest possible straight flush. ❋ Unknown (2007)

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