flea flea  /f ˈli/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap

Usage(s):

  1. In all of nature, there is hardly a more impressive athlete than the tiny flea.
  2. Chemical-impregnated collars are supposed to keep dogs and cats free of fleas for up to three months.
  3. An obdurate flea which refuses to move is prodded into activity, worked harder than the rest.

News

  1. Queens’ newest weekend destination LIC Flea & Food launches

    BY LUKE TABET Foodies, artists, vendors and shoppers turned out on Saturday morning, June 15 for the grand opening of the LIC Flea & Food market. A crowd gathered as owner Joshua Schneps cut the ribbon for the front gates while members of the Long Island City High School marching band played. “I’m excited to [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Queens Courier

  2. Kovels.com Publishes New Flea Market Strategies Booklet

    A new Kovels' publication offers tips on how to shop the 21st-century way at flea markets, large and small. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/fleamarketstrategies/kovels/prweb10842574.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Flea market helps Harrisburg River Rescue

    A first ever event was held on City Island in Harrisburg on Saturday. A flea market mash up was organized as a way to raise money for an important local emergency service. Harrisburg River Rescue lost its building a while …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

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Quotes

  1. "The goal of the project is to have a solar-powered plane flying day and night without fuel," said team co-founder Bertrand Piccard, adding that this test flight "the third major step after its first 'flea hop' and an extended flight earlier...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: The Hindu

  2. Yorke wrote: "ok so in April the other band... that i got together to do the eraser and other stuff u know ... Mauro, Flea, Me, Joey and Nigel is going back out to do some shows in the US... ending with playing with Coachella. we had too much fun to...
    on Feb 25, 2010 By: Thom Yorke Source: Gigwise

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