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flea any of an order of tiny wingless insects that move by jumping, and feed by sucking the blood of warm-blooded animals. [2 definitions]
flea-bitten having fleas or fleabites. [2 definitions]
flea in (one's) ear a broad hint or annoying reminder.
flea market a market, usu. outdoors, at which mostly secondhand goods are sold cheaply.
fleck a small patch of light or color. [3 definitions]
flection the act of bending or flexing, or the condition of being bent or flexed. [4 definitions]
fled past tense and past participle of flee.
fledge to tend (a young bird) and prepare it for flight. [4 definitions]
fledgling a young bird that has just grown flight feathers or learned to fly. [2 definitions]
flee to escape by moving rapidly away; run away. [2 definitions]
fleece the wool of a sheep or other animal, esp. the total yield of wool at one shearing. [7 definitions]
fleecy of, made of, covered with, or like fleece.
fleer1 to sneer, snicker, or laugh mockingly; mock. [2 definitions]
fleer2 one that flees.
fleet1 a group of naval ships under one command or grouped for one purpose. [3 definitions]
fleet2 swift and nimble. [5 definitions]
fleet admiral the highest rank for a U.S. naval officer, created and conferred only during World War II.
fleeting passing or disappearing quickly; transient; ephemeral.
Fleet Street the journalism establishment in London, England, so called after the street on which many newspaper offices are located.
Fleming a native of Flanders, or a descendant thereof. [2 definitions]
Flemish of or pertaining to Flanders or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]