How to Pronounce flea?

Correct pronunciation for the word "flea" is [flˈiː], [flˈiː], [f_l_ˈiː].

"Flea" in context

Fleas are a common household pest. They are small and wingless, but have powerful legs for jumping. Fleas feed on animals, including cats, dogs, and people, sucking blood for their sustenance. They also feed on decaying organic matter, such as dead insects and animal skin. Fleas are known to spread disease by transferring bacteria from one animal to another.

The most common species of flea found in American homes is the cat flea. They lay white, elongated, oval-shaped eggs that are often deposited onto furniture and carpets. Flea larvae are off-white and grow to be 5mm in length.

What are similar-sounding words for flea?

Usage over time for flea:

This graph shows how "flea" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

19 words made out of letters FLEA

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