Definition of brothel
Examples of brothel in a Sentence
the district is infamous for its brothels and drug dealers
Recent Examples of brothel from the Web
Krzemein advertised the brothel on backpage.com, a classifieds website that has come under fire because pimps and prostitutes have advertised on the site.
Watch the video below: Odom has completed rehab and treatment after being discovered unresponsive following a three-day binge at the Love Ranch brothel in Nevada in October 2015.
A 40-year-old Reno man is accused of driving a semi-truck into the famous Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel in Nevada early Thursday morning.
The Moonlite BunnyRanch brothel near Carson City, Nevada, had one on-site last year.
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Origin and Etymology of brothel
Middle English, worthless fellow, prostitute, from brothen, past participle of brethen to waste away, go to ruin, from Old English brēothan to waste away; akin to Old English brēotan to break — more at brittle
First Known Use: 1566
BROTHEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brothel for English Language Learners
: a building in which prostitutes are available
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