Associations to the word «Flea»


FLEA, noun. A small, wingless, parasitic insect of the order Siphonaptera, renowned for its bloodsucking habits and jumping abilities.
FLEA, noun. A thing of no significance.
FLEA, verb. Obsolete spelling of flay
FLEA BAG, noun. A disreputable place of accommodation.
FLEA BAG, noun. (slang) A dog.
FLEA BAGS, noun. Plural of flea bag
FLEA BEETLE, noun. Any of the small jumping beetles of the leaf beetle family.
FLEA BEETLES, noun. Plural of flea beetle
FLEA CIRCUS, noun. A circus sideshow attraction in which fleas are attached (or appear to be attached) to miniature carts and other items, and encouraged to perform circus acts within a small housing.
FLEA CIRCUSES, noun. Plural of flea circus
FLEA FLICKER, noun. (American football) A trick offensive play in which the quarterback laterals the ball to the running back, who then runs a short distance, then laterals the ball back to the quarterback.
FLEA IN ONE'S EAR, noun. (idiomatic) A stinging rebuke or rebuff
FLEA MARKET, noun. An outdoor market selling inexpensive antiques, curios etc.
FLEA MARKETS, noun. Plural of flea market
FLEA PIT, noun. (colloquial) A dilapidated building, stereotypically hosting a low-grade cinema.

Dictionary definition

FLEA, noun. Any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap.

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