Definition of fleabite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflēbīt/


1A small red mark caused by the bite of a flea.
Example sentences
  • About six days after suffering the infected flea bite, the victim develops a blackish pustule at the point of the bite.
  • The poor thing is allergic to flea bites, and has the most awful scabs around his back legs and tail area.
  • She had been locked away with a convicted murderer, and she had emerged with head lice and flea bites.
1.1A trivial injury or cost: the proposed energy tax amounted to little more than a fleabite

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Syllabification: flea·bite

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