call house

noun

Definition of call house

: a house or apartment where call girls may be procured

Examples of call house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The California Republican called House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Tuesday to urge him to pull the bill. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, "Kevin McCarthy: ‘FISA should take a pause’," 27 May 2020 Just a few months ago, she was focused on opening her company — a children’s play and learning space called House of Playful Soul in Forest Hills, Queens — and taking care of her newborn. Tara Law, Time, "The Government’s Small Business Loan Program Is Lending Money Again. Here’s How to Apply," 24 Apr. 2020 Ballroom culture came out of New York City as black and Latino gay men and trans women created support systems for one another called houses. Madeline Holcombe, CNN, "Actress Jameela Jamil announces she is 'queer'," 6 Feb. 2020 The targets are called houses, and the things thrown at them are called stones, but damage and injuries are rare. Robert Scheer, Indianapolis Star, "Olympic sport of curling is 'chess on ice' at the Fuel Tank in Fishers," 31 Jan. 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempt to influence the Senate’s impeachment trial process an amateur move. Tim Pearce, Washington Examiner, "'Junior varsity': Mitch McConnell slams Nancy Pelosi's impeachment strategy," 9 Jan. 2020 Coincidentally, there’s a monthly called House Party that happens there too. Imani Mixon, Billboard, "Where to Dance In: Detroit," 24 Sep. 2019 And fittingly in a restaurant called House of Naan, the bread is a prime attraction — unusually soft, wonderfully fresh, wood-fired to perfect cratery blackness. Rand Richards Cooper, courant.com, "Review: House of Naan in New Haven mixes traditional with modern for comfort-food Indian fusion," 26 Nov. 2019 Portland software developer Panic published the game, which was developed by a four-person Australian firm called House House. oregonlive, "‘Untitled Goose Game,’ published by Portland’s Panic, is clean, simple stress relief," 1 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of call house

1909, in the meaning defined above

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8 Jun 2020

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“Call house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20house. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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