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Meaning of BROTHEL

Pronunciation:  'brâthul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a building where prostitutes are available
 

BROTHEL is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bagnio, bawdyhouse, bordello, cathouse, house of ill repute, house of prostitution, sporting house, whorehouse
 
 See Also: building, edifice

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Broth"el\, n. [OE. brothel, brodel, brethel, a
prostitute, a worthless fellow, fr. AS. ber['o]?an to ruin,
destroy; cf. AS. bre['o]tan to break, and E. brittle. The
term brothel house was confused with bordel brothel. CF.
{Bordel}.]
A house of lewdness or ill fame; a house frequented by
prostitutes; a bawdyhouse.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a brothel indicates dissatisfaction and deprivation in your emotional or sexual relationship. Your physical urges need attention.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Babylon, bagnio, bawdy house, bawdyhouse, bordello, cathouse, clip joint, crib, den, den of iniquity, den of thieves, den of vice, disorderly house, dive, dump, fancy house, fleshpots, Gomorrah, gyp joint, harem, hellhole, hole, house of assignation, house of joy, house of prostitution, joint, lair, panel den, panel house, red-light district, seraglio, sink, sink of corruption, sink of iniquity, Sodom, sporting house, stew, stews, tenderloin, whorehouse
 

 

 

 

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