fleabite

noun
flea·​bite | \ ˈflē-ˌbīt How to pronounce fleabite (audio) \

Definition of fleabite

1 : the bite of a flea also : the red spot caused by such a bite
2 : a trifling pain or annoyance

Examples of fleabite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But this is just a fleabite; this is nothing; there must be some other way of doing it. Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, 30 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of fleabite

1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fleabite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleabite. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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fleabite

noun
flea·​bite | \ -ˌbīt How to pronounce fleabite (audio) \

Medical Definition of fleabite

: the bite of a flea also : the red spot caused by such a bite

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