fleapit

[flee-pit]

noun British Slang.

a shabby public place, especially a run-down motion-picture theater.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. flea-flicker,
  2. fleabag,
  3. fleabane,
  4. fleabite,
  5. fleam,
  6. fleawort,
  7. flecainide acetate,
  8. fleck,
  9. flecked,
  10. flecker

Origin of fleapit

First recorded in 1935–40; flea + pit1

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British Dictionary definitions for fleapit

fleapit

noun

informal a shabby cinema or theatre
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