bordello

noun bor·del·lo \ bȯr-ˈde-(ˌ)lō \
Updated on: 1 Jan 2018

Definition of bordello

plural bordellos
: a building in which prostitutes are available

Examples of bordello in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of bordello

Italian, from Old French bordel, from borde hut, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English bord board


BORDELLO Defined for English Language Learners

bordello

noun

Definition of bordello for English Language Learners

  • : a building in which prostitutes are available



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