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fleabag

modifier

: She will no longer take her dates to fleabag hotels

noun
  1. A bed; mattress; bunk or hammock (1839+)
  2. An inferior racehorse (1950s+ Horse-racing)
  3. cheap and wretched hotel or rooming house; flop, flophouse: my last French hotel of the war: a fleabag two rooms wide/ He has transformed the motel from the old wayside fleabag into the most popular home away from home (late 1820s+)
  4. Any cheap, dirty, or ramshackle public place: unveiled at an owl show in a Forty-second Street flea bag (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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