Definitions

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  • adjective Infested with fleas.
  • adjective Mangy; filthy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Researchers found that the immune systems of flea-ridden wild rats are busy fighting off everything from germs to parasites, whereas the immune systems of lab rats had nothing major to occupy them.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Researchers found that the immune systems of flea-ridden wild rats are busy fighting off everything from germs to parasites, whereas the immune systems of lab rats had nothing major to occupy them.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Mrs. Lovett is preparing pie crust in a flea-ridden bakery in the wrong part of London Town.

    Theater Geek

  • Instead, I get one less card than flea-ridden Darren.

    Notes from A Totally Lame Vampire

  • A man with a broken nose and a greasy, flea-ridden beard …a dull knife, heated in the fire …the reek of his own vomit as he lay on the ground and—

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Aaron jerked his hand out of mine and started to claw at his stomach like a flea-ridden dog.

    Bring On the Night

  • Aaron jerked his hand out of mine and started to claw at his stomach like a flea-ridden dog.

    Bring On the Night

  • The bureau confirmed it to Anderson even though J. Edgar Hoover had called him "a flea-ridden dog" who was "lower than the regurgitated filth of vultures."

    A new book reveals depths of columnist Jack Anderson's anti-Nixon tactics

  • They obviously just wanted the flea-ridden pup out of their sight.

    Until They Fall Down

  • A man with a broken nose and a greasy, flea-ridden beard …a dull knife, heated in the fire …the reek of his own vomit as he lay on the ground and—

    Dark Moon of Avalon

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