flea-bitten : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s worn and broken down by hard use
a flea-bitten sofa
- Can it be that the old days when a leader (that is, Olmert) of some flea-bitten third world country, would order our GWB#43 - POTUS and esteemed leader of the free world - off the .
- Items: Russia agreed to a "request" to return control of Rumanian railroads, restore part of Rumania's Black Sea and Danube shipping fleets (including a flea-bitten fleet of .
- The rle of Jeeter Lester, the ragged, flea-bitten patriarch of Tobacco Road, is beginning to take on some of the qualities of Hamlet.
- HL Mencken in U.S. News & World Report
Bryan understands these peasants, and they understand him. He is a bit mangy and flea-bitten, but no means ready for his harp,Mencken wrote. "He hates the learning that he cannot grasp. He hates those who sneer at him. He hates, in...