flush adj, v

flush adj, v
Well paid plumbers are flush but those who have to pay them get flushed.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • flush# — flush n blush (see under BLUSH vb) Analogous words: *color, tinge, tint flush vb *blush Analogous words: color, tinge, tint (see corresponding nouns at COLOR): surge, *rise: betray, divulge, disclose, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • flush — flush1 flushable, adj. flusher, n. flushingly, adv. flushness, n. /flush/, n. 1. a blush; rosy glow: a flush of embarrassment on his face. 2. a rushing or overspreading flow, as of water …   Universalium

  • flush — {{11}}flush (adj.) 1550s, perfect, faultless; c.1600, abundant; plentifully supplied (with money, etc.), perhaps from FLUSH (Cf. flush) (v.) through the notion of a river running full, hence level with its banks. Meaning even, level is from 1620s …   Etymology dictionary

  • flush — flush1 [flush] vi. [complex of several words, with senses FLASH & ME flusshen, to fly up suddenly, blended with echoic elements; “flow” senses < ? or akin to OFr fluir (stem fluiss ), to flow] 1. to flow and spread suddenly and rapidly 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • flush-decked — /flush dekt /, adj. Naut. having a weather deck flush with the hull. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • flush-decked — /flush dekt /, adj. Naut. having a weather deck flush with the hull. [1620 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • flush — adj wealthy, having much money Hey, guys, let s head downtown; I just got paid and I m flush! 1600s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • flush — [[t]flʌ̱ʃ[/t]] flushes, flushing, flushed 1) VERB If you flush, your face goes red because you are hot or ill, or because you are feeling a strong emotion such as embarrassment or anger. Do you sweat a lot or flush a lot?... [V colour] He turned… …   English dictionary

  • flush — I [[t]flʌʃ[/t]] n. 1) phl a blush; rosy glow 2) a rushing or overspreading flow, as of water 3) a sudden rise of emotion or excitement: a flush of anger[/ex] 4) glowing freshness or vigor: the flush of youth[/ex] 5) a reddening of the skin, as… …   From formal English to slang

  • flush — 1. v. & n. v. 1 intr. a blush, redden (he flushed with embarrassment). b glow with a warm colour (sky flushed pink). 2 tr. (usu. as flushed adj.) cause to glow or blush (often foll. by with : flushed with pride). 3 tr. a cleanse (a drain,… …   Useful english dictionary

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