fleabag

[flee-bag]

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.

Origin of fleabag

First recorded in 1825–35; flea + bag
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fleabag

noun slang

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