den of iniquity

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of den of iniquity

: a place where immoral or illegal things are done
  • the club's reputation as a den of iniquity

Word by Word Definitions

den play
  1. : the lair of a wild usually predatory animal

  2. : a hollow or cavern used especially as a hideout

  3. : a center of secret activity

  1. : to live in or retire to a den

  2. : to drive into a den

iniquity play
  1. : gross injustice : wickedness

  2. : a wicked act or thing : sin


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