(as) fit as a flea

(as) fit as a flea
in very good health.
flea

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • fit as a flea — see ↑fit, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑flea …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit as a flea — ► (as) fit as a flea in very good health. Main Entry: ↑flea …   English terms dictionary

  • as fit as a flea — ► (as) fit as a flea in very good health. Main Entry: ↑flea …   English terms dictionary

  • flea — ► NOUN ▪ a small wingless jumping insect which feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. ● (as) fit as a flea Cf. ↑fit as a flea ● a flea in one s ear Cf. ↑a flea in one s ear ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • fit as a fiddle — informal phrase very fit He was as fit as a fiddle right up to the time he died. Thesaurus: feeling, looking and being healthysynonym Main entry: fiddle * * * I …   Useful english dictionary

  • flea — noun a small wingless jumping insect which feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. [Pulex irritans (human flea) and other species, order Siphonaptera.] Phrases (as) fit as a flea in very good health. a flea in one s ear a sharp reproof. Origin… …   English new terms dictionary

  • fit — I. /fɪt / (say fit) adjective (fitter, fittest) 1. well adapted or suited: a fit choice. 2. proper or becoming. 3. qualified or competent, as for an office or function: a person fit for the job. 4. worthy or deserving: not fit to be seen. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fit as a fiddle — adjective Perfectly fit; in excellent health; in excellent condition. You wake up, feeling as fit as a fiddle; you look at the window and see the sun, and thank Heaven for a fine day. Syn: fit as a butchers dog, fit as a flea …   Wiktionary

  • Dog flea — Dog Dog (d[o^]g), n. [AS. docga; akin to D. dog mastiff, Dan. dogge, Sw. dogg.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Canis}, esp. the domestic dog ({Canis familiaris}). Note: The dog is distinguished above all others of the inferior animals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Denis Norden — CBE Born Denis Mostyn Norden 6 February 1922 (1922 02 06) (age 89) Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom Occupation writer, television presenter (retired) Years active …   Wikipedia

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