fleabag
noun Date: 1839 an inferior hotel or rooming house

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  • fleabag — ☆ fleabag [flē′bag΄] n. Slang a very cheap, dirty hotel …   English World dictionary

  • fleabag — UK [ˈfliːˌbæɡ] / US [ˈflɪˌbæɡ] noun [countable] Word forms fleabag : singular fleabag plural fleabags 1) British someone or something that is dirty, or has a bad reputation 2) American a dirty cheap hotel Derived word: fleabag UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • fleabag — noun a) A bed or sleeping bag. Hes become a real fleabag recently. Time for a bath! b) A place of shabby lodging, particularly a filthy hotel or run down apartm …   Wiktionary

  • fleabag — flea|bag [ˈfli:bæg] n informal 1.) BrE a dirty animal or person that you dislike 2.) AmE also fleabag hotel a cheap dirty hotel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fleabag — [“flibAg] n. a cheap hotel; a flophouse. □ I won’t stay in this fleabag for one minute. □ Rocko never stays in fleabags. He’s too proud. Sam doesn’t care …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • fleabag —    Addressed in an unfriendly way to an elderly man by another man in The Occupation, by David Caute. This is an unusual extension of the slang use of ‘fleabag’, which is normally applied to an inferior horse (or to a mattress, sleeping bag, or… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • fleabag — /flee bag /, n. 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, esp. one that is flea ridden. 5. a bed. 6. a sleeping bag. [1825 35; FLEA + BAG] * * * …   Universalium

  • fleabag — Synonyms and related words: boardinghouse, dorm, dormitory, doss house, flophouse, guest house, hospice, hostel, hostelry, hotel, inn, lodging house, ordinary, pension, posada, pub, public, public house, roadhouse, rooming house, tavern …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Fleabag — 1. dog; 2. infested with fleas; 3. shabby looking, despicable person; swine; 4. sleeping bag; 5. any worthless creature ridden with fleas …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • fleabag — Australian Slang 1. dog; 2. infested with fleas; 3. shabby looking, despicable person; swine; 4. sleeping bag; 5. any worthless creature ridden with fleas …   English dialects glossary

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