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HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does house of ill repute mean? 

HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE (noun)
  The noun HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE has 1 sense:

1. a building where prostitutes are available

  Familiarity information: HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE (noun)


Sense 1house of ill repute [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A building where prostitutes are available

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bagnio; bawdyhouse; bordello; brothel; cathouse; house of ill repute; house of prostitution; sporting house; whorehouse

Hypernyms ("house of ill repute" is a kind of...):

building; edifice (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "house of ill repute"):

massage parlor (a place where illicit sex is available under the guise of therapeutic massage)


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