- 1 [countable, usually singular] a red color that appears on your face or body because you are embarrassed, excited, or hot A pink flush spread over his cheeks.
- 2[countable, usually singular] a sudden strong feeling; the hot feeling on your face or body caused by this a flush of anger/embarrassment/enthusiasm/guilt
- 3 [singular] the act of cleaning a toilet with a sudden flow of water Give the toilet another flush.
- 4 [countable] (in card games) a set of cards that a player has that are all of the same suit see also royal flush Idioms
(at) a time when something is new, exciting, and strong in the first flush of youth/enthusiasm/romance
(in) the first flush of something(formal)jump to other results