flusher
Flasher Flash"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, flashes. [1913 Webster]

2. A man of more appearance of wit than reality. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large sparoid fish of the Atlantic coast and all tropical seas ({Lobotes Surinamensis}). (b) The European red-backed shrike ({Lanius collurio}); -- called also {flusher}. [1913 Webster]

4. An exhibitionist[1], especially a male, who briefly exposes his private parts in a public place. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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