whorehouse

noun whore·house \ ˈhȯr-ˌhau̇s , ˈhu̇r- \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of whorehouse

: a building in which prostitutes are available : bordello

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14th century

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  • : a place where prostitutes live and work


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