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fleabag

1. noun, slang An inexpensive, shabby hotel or similar place of lodging. Ew, we can't stay in a fleabag like that, no matter how cheap it is. It's probably infested with bedbugs!
2. adjective, slang Describing such a place. I've stayed in a lot of fleabag motels, but this place is beyond disgusting.

fleabag

(ˈflibæg)
n. a cheap hotel; a flophouse. Rocko never stays in fleabags. He’s too proud. Sam doesn’t care.
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Caption: Flea is beautiful, self-absorbed, witty, disloyal and entitled in the British series Fleabag.
Having scored six Bafta nominations for its debut season, Fleabag is now being tipped as an Emmy contender.
THE NAME GAME THROWN roughly up against the walls of contemporary London, Fleabag has earned herself somewhat of a smutty tag, sleeping with anyone who dares stand too close, squeezing money from wherever she can, rejecting anyone who tries to help her, and keeping up her bravado throughout.
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By 1962, divorced from the third of four husbands, she was tending bar in a fleabag hotel.
Civic leaders are always proposing some new property-related "moratorium"--on converting apartments into condominiums, fleabag hotels into attractive rentals, and unused patches of hillside into homes.
Police and soldiers hunt them down at railroads, bus stations and fleabag hotels.
Even so, I stayed at a fleabag hotel, walked around another 2 days, then went home to Washington.
Jutting out and up along a side wall adjacent to the Rep's proscenium stage, the comings and goings at this fleabag hotel could be observed in a two-floor, cross-section of the place throughout the play.
I only recall Paige's exploits because he was staying in the same highly inflated-rate fleabag that the San Antonio, Texas, delegation inhabited in Salt Lake, and we were all quaking in our cowboy boots that someone was going to find out and torch the place.
Sometimes you get the fleabag room, sometimes you get the penthouse suite.
There was a sense of community that existed here that no SRO (single-room occupancy) or fleabag hotel could ever hope to offer.
The sponsors put me up at the nearby Hotel Roosevelt, a spartan midtown hostelry one cut above fleabag.
Of course, as one fey character points out in a Halloween party scene, twins represent a major gay fantasy, particularly when the twins in question are the madly attractive Polish brothers (identical, not conjoined), here playing a pair of circus "freaks" holed up in a fleabag hotel and in search of theft mother.