full house


full house

noun

: a theater or concert hall that is filled with spectators

: a set of cards that a player has in a poker game containing three cards of one value and two cards of another value

Full Definition of FULL HOUSE

:  a poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair — see poker illustration

Examples of FULL HOUSE

  1. a singer performing before a full house
  2. A hand with three kings and two tens is a full house.

First Known Use of FULL HOUSE

1887

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