full house

full house
noun Date: 1887 a poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair — see poker illustration

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  • Full House — Título Padres forzosos (España) Tres por tres (Hispanoamérica) Un Hogar casi perfecto (Ecuador) Género Sitcom Creado por Jeff Franklyn Reparto John Stamos Bob Saget Dave Coulier Candace Cameron Jodie Sweetin …   Wikipedia Español

  • Full House — Fụll House 〈[ haʊs] n.; , s [ sız]〉 Pokerblatt, das aus einmal drei u. einmal zwei gleichen Karten besteht, (z. B. drei Asse u. zwei Damen) [engl., eigtl. „volles Haus“] * * * Full House [ fʊl haʊs ], das; , s [ haʊzɪs] [engl. full house, eigtl …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Full House — (deutsch Volles Haus) bezeichnet bei verschiedenen Glücksspielen eine Fünferkombination in der ein Wert dreimal vorkommt und einer zweimal. Der Begriff wird verwendet beim beim Poker, siehe Hand (Poker)#Full House beim Würfelspiel Kniffel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Full House — [ haus] das; , s [ hauziz], auch Full|house das; , s <aus gleichbed. engl. full house, eigtl. »volles Haus«>: 1. Kartenkombination beim ↑Poker. 2. (ugs.) volles Haus, drangvolle Enge …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • full house — full houses N COUNT If a theatre has a full house for a particular performance, it has as large an audience as it can hold. ...playing to a full house …   English dictionary

  • Full house — (Poker) A hand containing three of a kind and a pair, as three kings and two tens. It ranks above a flush and below four of a kind. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full house — n [C usually singular] 1.) an occasion at a cinema, concert hall, sports field etc when there are no empty seats ▪ Billy Graham is a speaker who can be sure of playing to a full house . 2.) three cards of one kind and a pair of another kind in a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • full house — full′ house′ n. gam a poker hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair. Also called full′ hand′ • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • full house — noun 1. ) singular a situation in which every seat in a building, for example a theater or sports STADIUM, has someone sitting in it 2. ) count in a card game, a combination of three cards with a particular value and two with another value …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • full house — ► NOUN 1) a theatre or meeting that is filled to capacity. 2) a poker hand with three of a kind and a pair. 3) a winning card at bingo …   English terms dictionary

  • full house — ☆ full house n. Poker a hand containing three of a kind and a pair, as three jacks and two fives: it ranks just above a flush and below four of a kind …   English World dictionary

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