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flea·pit

 (flē′pĭt′)
n. Chiefly British Slang
A room or building, especially a movie theater, that is squalid or rundown.

fleapit

(ˈfliːˌpɪt)
n
(Film) informal a shabby cinema or theatre

flea•pit

(ˈfliˌpɪt)

n. Brit. Slang.
a run-down theater.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fleapit - an old shabby movie theater
movie house, movie theater, movie theatre, picture palace, cinema - a theater where films are shown
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
Flohkino

fleapit

[ˈfliːpɪt] Ncine m de mala muerte

fleapit

[ˈfliːˈpɪt] n (fam) → teatrucolo
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