fleabag

fleabag

[flee-bag]
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.

Origin:
1825–35; flea + bag

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fleabag (ˈfliːˌbæɡ)
 
n
1.  (Brit) a dirty or unkempt person
2.  (US) a cheap or dirty hotel

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fleabag definition

[ˈflibæg]
  1. n.
    a cheap hotel; a flophouse. : Rocko never stays in fleabags. He's too proud. Sam doesn't care.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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