flea·​pit ˈflē-ˌpit How to pronounce fleapit (audio)
: a dilapidated building usually housing a movie theater

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fleapit was in 1937

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“Fleapit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleapit. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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