flophouse

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noun flop·house \ˈfläp-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of flophouse

  1. :  a cheap rooming house or hotel

1916

First Known Use of flophouse

1916


FLOPHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

flophouse

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noun flop·house \ˈfläp-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of flophouse for English Language Learners

  • : a very inexpensive hotel for poor people who do not have anywhere else to live


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