bordello


bor·del·lo

noun \br-ˈde-(ˌ)lō\

: a building in which prostitutes are available

plural bor·del·los

Full Definition of BORDELLO

:  a building in which prostitutes are available

Examples of BORDELLO

  1. <the cabdriver offered to show me what he claimed was the fanciest bordello in town>

Origin of BORDELLO

Italian, from Old French bordel, from borde hut, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English bord board
First Known Use: 1593

Rhymes with BORDELLO

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