Idioms about flea
- a disconcerting rebuke or rebuff: The next time he shows his face around here he'll get a flea in his ear.
- a broad hint.
Origin of flea
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fleaflea , flee
Words nearby flea
How to use flea in a sentence
Sometimes there’s a flea infestation that’s too severe to not use the more common chemicals for.
Scientists finally identified the disease as an infectious agent that time around, caused by a bacterium and spread to humans mostly via fleas.
Small fish will choke or puncture their organs if they try to consume the flea due to its long, sharp spine.
Some have suggested that ducks are the culprits of cross-water spreads, but humans transporting the fleas is the clear issue.
The microscopic fleas can cling to fishing lines and survive in lake water at the base of your boat.
And it all began with a young model rooting through Paris flea markets to find something that made her feel good.
I grew up in New York and there was a Caldor that had a Sunday flea market.
Six months after he arrived in Paris, he found another high-wheeled bicycle in a flea market and bought that too.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A flea, Xenopsylla cheopis, from an infected little mammal—usually a rat—can hop from the dying rat onto a human and bite it.It’s Not Time to Worry About China’s Plague Just Yet|Kent Sepkowitz|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With its famous flea market and cute shops, Eastern Market has always been a popular stop on the weekend.
On feeling the bite of the flea, thrust the part bitten immediately into boiling water.
W'en Brer Rabbit year 'im comin' he bounce 'roun' in dar same ez a flea in a piller-case, but 't aint do no good.
W'y, dat ar ole creetur aint never hurted a flea in all he born days—dat he aint,' sezee.
"I guess that's the best rabbit dog anywhere around here," he said, as a flea-bitten cur trotted past.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
Old carpets, the sleeping places of cats or dogs or any dirty unswept corner may hold the eggs of the flea.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
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Other Idioms and Phrases with flea
In addition to the idioms beginning with flea
- flea in one's ear, a
- flea market
- hurt a fly (flea)