flea bite

flea bite
1. sting inflicted by a flea
Hypernyms: ↑sting, ↑bite, ↑insect bite
2. a very minor inconvenience
Hypernyms: ↑troublesomeness, ↑inconvenience, ↑worriment

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  • Flea-bite — n. 1. The bite of a flea, or the red spot caused by the bite. [1913 Webster] 2. A trifling wound or pain, like that of the bite of a flea. Harvey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flea-bite — fleaˈ bite noun 1. The bite of a flea 2. A small mark caused by the bite 3. A trifle, an only slight inconvenience (figurative) • • • Main Entry: ↑flea …   Useful english dictionary

  • flea|bite — «FLEE BYT», noun. 1. the bite of a flea. 2. the red spot caused by it. 3. a mark resembling that caused by the bite of a flea. 4. Figurative. a hurt or loss of very small consequence or importance; mere trifle: »The proposed $500 million, claims… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flea-bite —  Trivial sum, object, matter. Usu. mere flea bite A matter of no consequence …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • flea bite — n. bite made by a flea; minor irritation; small irritating bite; extremely small inconvenience …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Flea — Taxobox name = Flea image width = 200px image caption = Scanning electron microscope (SEM) depiction of a flea domain = Eukaryota regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • flea — n. 1 a small wingless jumping insect of the order Siphonaptera, feeding on human and other blood. 2 a (in full flea beetle) a small jumping beetle infesting hops, cabbages, etc. b (in full water flea) daphnia. Phrases and idioms: flea bite 1 the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flea — Flea, n. [OE. fle, flee, AS. fle[ a], fle[ a]h; akin to D. vtoo, OHG. fl[=o]h, G. floh, Icel. fl[=o], Russ. blocha; prob. from the root of E. flee. [root]84. See {Flee}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An insect belonging to the genus {Pulex}, of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flea — noun VERB + FLEA ▪ get, have ▪ be infested with ▪ control, kill ▪ This drug is given to dogs to control fleas. FLEA + VERB …   Collocations dictionary

  • Bite — For other uses, see Bite (disambiguation). Bite Classification and external resources A dog exhibiting his teeth. ICD 10 T …   Wikipedia

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