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house of ill repute

Definition of house of ill repute

  1. :  brothel, whorehouse



Word by Word Definitions

houseplay
  1. :  a building that serves as living quarters for one or a few families :  home

    :  a shelter or refuge (as a nest or den) of a wild animal

    :  a natural covering (as a test or shell) that encloses and protects an animal or a colony of zooids

  1. :  to provide with living quarters or shelter

    :  to store in a house

    :  to encase, enclose, or shelter as if by putting in a house

  1. :  immoral, vicious

    :  resulting from, accompanied by, or indicative of an evil or malevolent intention

    :  attributing evil or an objectionable quality

  1. :  with displeasure or hostility

    :  in a harsh manner

    :  so as to reflect unfavorably

  1. :  the reverse of good :  evil

    :  misfortune, distress

    :  ailment, sickness

  1. : illustrated; illustration; illustrator

reputeplay
  1. :  believe, consider

  1. :  the character or status commonly ascribed to one :  reputation

    :  the state of being favorably known, spoken of, or esteemed


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