shit·​house | \ ˈshit-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce shithouse (audio) \
plural shithouses

Definition of shithouse

vulgar slang : outhouse, privy … I was going to this little one-room schoolhouse just up the street from my house. All the grades were in one room, and there was a shithouse out back, which stank.— Stephen King
built like a brick shithouse
vulgar slang : very strongly or impressively built used especially of a person My close friend Kyle was an all-star soccer player in college, built like a brick shithouse and a total dreamboat with the ladies…— Matthew J. X. Malady

First Known Use of shithouse

1659, in the meaning defined above

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“Shithouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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