Share this entry
fleabite Syllabification: flea·bite
Pronunciation: /ˈflēbīt/

Definition of fleabite in English:


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
Definition of fleabite in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources