flush + -er
flusher (plural flushers)
Last modified on 4 September 2012, at 11:49
- The mechanical part of a toilet that causes the toilet bowl's contents to be sucked down the drain.
- Agent noun of flush: one who flushes.
- (US, politics) A worker for a political campaign who persuades voters to vote on Election Day
- 1996, Larry J. Sabato & Glenn R. Simpson, Dirty Little Secrets: The Persistence of Corruption in American Politics, ISBN 0812924991, page 191:
- Each flusher is typically paid $20 to $50. Fleets of cars, buses, and other vehicles are also at the ready to ferry voters to and from the polls.