fleabag

[ flee-bag ]
/ ˈfliˌbæg /

noun Slang.

a cheap, run-down hotel or rooming house.
any shabby or low-grade public establishment.
a worthless racehorse.
a dog, especially one that is flea-ridden.
a bed.

Nearby words

  1. flea collar,
  2. flea in one's ear, a,
  3. flea market,
  4. flea-bitten,
  5. flea-flicker,
  6. fleabane,
  7. fleabite,
  8. fleam,
  9. fleapit,
  10. fleawort

Origin of fleabag

First recorded in 1825–35; flea + bag

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British Dictionary definitions for fleabag

fleabag

/ (ˈfliːˌbæɡ) /

noun slang

British a dirty or unkempt person
US a cheap or dirty hotel
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