Definition of 'flush'

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I wonder how that will play in Richmond, where most of the residents are flush with money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Early frosts and snow and the game season in full flush call for warming winter reds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And what world is more ideal than the first flush of love? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Utilities were flush with cash and the economy was humming. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You may feel warmth and flushing of the face. The Sun (2007)Sterling right now is a busted flush. The Sun (2016)She was in the flush of youth and this is an absolute tragedy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You walk away from this book feeling flushed and a bit bruised. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nor does it cause dizziness or flushing. The Sun (2014)This beast was then enjoying the first flush of its newfound success. Stanley Bing THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)Her cheeks were flushed with excitement and a speckled dove with an injured leg perched on her shoulder. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They're not too flush with money and things are just a little bit boring. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now she rose from her seat, flushed with anger, unable to speak. Christianity Today (2000)There is a school of thought that says rock'n'roll is a busted flush, a sound stuck in a repetitive cycle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)By blending the colour into skin it gives a naturally flushed finish without making her look like she's wearing too much make-up. The Sun (2012)The idea of seats that could be folded flush to the floor, instead of having to be removed, was a genuine innovation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As I recounted the joke to her, she flushed pink with pleasure and smiled shyly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'flush'

British English: flush /flʌʃ/ NOUN
A flush is a rosy colour, especially in the cheeks.
There was a slight flush on his cheeks.
  • American English: flush
  • Arabic: اِحْمِرَار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rubor
  • Chinese: 红晕
  • Croatian: rumenilo
  • Czech: ruměnec
  • Danish: rødmen
  • Dutch: blos
  • European Spanish: rubor
  • Finnish: puna poskilla, kiihtymyksesta tms. johtuva
  • French: rougeur
  • German: Errötung
  • Greek: κοκκίνισμα
  • Italian: rossore
  • Japanese: 赤面
  • Korean: 홍조
  • Norwegian: rødme
  • Polish: rumieniec
  • European Portuguese: vermelhidão
  • Romanian: bujor în obraji
  • Russian: румянец
  • Latin American Spanish: rubor
  • Swedish: rodnad
  • Thai: หน้าหรือผิวแดง
  • Turkish: yüz kızarması
  • Ukrainian: рум'янець
  • Vietnamese: sự đỏ mặt
British English: flush /flʌʃ/ 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.
He was flushed with embarrassment.
  • American English: flush
  • Arabic: يَتَوَرَّدُ يتدفق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ficar vermelho
  • Chinese: 冲洗
  • Croatian: zacrvenjeti se
  • Czech: zrudnout
  • Danish: rødme
  • Dutch: blozen
  • European Spanish: ruborizarse
  • Finnish: punastua
  • French: rougir
  • German: erröten
  • Greek: φουντώνω
  • Italian: far arrossire
  • Japanese: 赤面する
  • Korean: 얼굴이 붉어지다
  • Norwegian: rødme
  • Polish: zarumienić się
  • European Portuguese: ficar vermelho
  • Romanian: a se înroși
  • Russian: вспыхнуть
  • Latin American Spanish: ruborizarse
  • Swedish: rodna
  • Thai: หน้าแดง
  • Turkish: yüzü kızarmak
  • Ukrainian: зарум'янітися
  • Vietnamese: đỏ mặt


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