fleabag

[flee-bag]
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noun Slang.
  1. a cheap, run-down hotel or rooming house.
  2. any shabby or low-grade public establishment.
  3. a worthless racehorse.
  4. a dog, especially one that is flea-ridden.
  5. a bed.
  6. a sleeping bag.

Origin of fleabag

First recorded in 1825–35; flea + bag
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fleabag

noun slang
  1. British a dirty or unkempt person
  2. US a cheap or dirty hotel
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