Definition of fleapit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflēˌpit/


chiefly British
A dingy, dirty place, especially a run-down movie theater.
Example sentences
  • I tend to come late to films that are on limited release, so that they are usually only showing in an art-house fleapit.
  • But going back to the days when I was seeing these epics first time round, in the fleapits and bug-hutches of south-east Leeds - most of them converted music halls or disused chapels - we didn't give a hoot what the title of the film was.
  • It seems like only yesterday that Glasgow hotels fitted into two categories only - grand old establishments that few could afford except on special occasions, and fleapits that you wouldn't kennel your dog in.

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Syllabification: flea·pit

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