flushed flushed  /f ˈləʃt/


  1. (adj) having the pinkish flush of health
  2. (adj) (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion


  1. The Potomac reaches the nation's capital as a pleasant stream, and leaves it stinking from the 240 million gallons of wastes that are flushed into it daily.
  2. The mustangs are flushed from their hilly retreats by low-flying airplanes, whose pilots pursue the animals across the prairies until they are near exhaustion.
  3. There is one catch: the component to be flushed needs to be swished around in the toilet before it goes down.


  1. United Way Toilet Paper Drive to Start Thursday Morning

    SACRAMENTO– Volunteers of America spends an estimated $20,000 a year on toilet paper alone. Amber Murry with United Way says, “It’s something we all need and we all use. The cost can add up.” That’s $20,000 literally flushed down the …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  2. Topeka City Council sets rules for private fire hydrants

    The Topeka City Council on Tuesday evening required owners of private fire hydrants to annually ensure they are operable and flushed.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal


  1. "The wind was little down off the right-hand side, so it was a perfect 8-iron to go ahead and hit pretty solid," Poulter said. "I flushed it. As soon as it left the club, I knew it was going to be pretty good. Obviously, the bank on the...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Ian Poulter Source: Richmond Times Dispatch

  2. Team president John Shaw issued his second no-comment through a spokesman on Monday and the agent for quarterback Kurt Warner, Mark Bartelstein, said his client didn't want to get involved "until things are flushed out."
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Kurt Warner Source: Washington Post

  3. "I was just trying to get down there by the green in two," Mickelson said. "I still wanted to be left so I would have a good angle to the green, and I just flushed it. It came off perfect."
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Forbes

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