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flea

flea

 
pronunciation:
fli
phrases:
flea in (one's) ear
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of an order of tiny wingless insects that move by jumping, and feed by sucking the blood of warm-blooded animals.
definition 2: any similar insect or crustacean that moves like the flea.
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phrase: flea in (one's) ear
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Are you looking for the word flee (to run)? Flea and flee sound alike but have different meanings.
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