full house

noun

Definition of full house

  1. :  a poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair — see poker illustration

Examples of full house in a sentence

  1. a singer performing before a full house

  2. A hand with three kings and two tens is a full house.

1881

First Known Use of full house

1881


FULL HOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

full house

noun

Definition of full house for English Language Learners

  • : a theater or concert hall that is filled with spectators

  • : a set of cards that a player has in a poker game containing three cards of one value and two cards of another value


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