big house

noun, often capitalized B&H

Definition of big house

slang

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Examples of big house in a Sentence

told harrowing stories of his years spent in the big house
Recent Examples on the Web And its truth lives in a high-rise condo in Toronto, home to a couple who left their old life—and big house—in Montreal to be closer to their adult children. Sally Finder Weepie, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 July 2022 My father and his kids are living in her big house – gratefully so. cleveland, 8 July 2022 My father and his kids are living in her big house – gratefully so. Amy Dickinson, oregonlive, 8 July 2022 My father and his kids are living in her big house — gratefully so. Amy Dickinson, Washington Post, 8 July 2022 My father and his kids are living in her big house – gratefully so. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, 8 July 2022 My husband has quite a bit of family here; his mom grew up here, and his grandfather lived in this great big house out in Encino. Janna Ireland, Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2022 Laura: This is going on the big house of the Foundry, which is the community rowing and sailing center in the flats, your Merwin’s Wharf [00:24:00] and Josh Gunter has gorgeous photos. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 6 May 2022 Fillmore too small, Spanish pop icons playing Miami’s big house. Ben Crandell, Sun Sentinel, 1 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of big house

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of big house was in 1913

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Last Updated

29 Jul 2022

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“Big house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/big%20house. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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