house of ill repute
ill repute ill repute n. Bad reputation; notoriety. [PJC]

{house of ill repute} A brothel; bordello. [PJC]


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  • house\ of\ ill\ repute — • house of ill fame • house of ill repute n. phr. A bordello; a brothel. At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar …   Словарь американских идиом

  • house of ill repute — noun a building where prostitutes are available • Syn: ↑whorehouse, ↑brothel, ↑bordello, ↑bagnio, ↑house of prostitution, ↑bawdyhouse, ↑cathouse, ↑sporting house …   Useful english dictionary

  • house of ill repute — noun → brothel (def. 1). Also, house of evil repute, house of ill fame …   Australian English dictionary

  • house of ill repute — a house of prostitution; whorehouse; brothel. Also called house of ill fame. [1720 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • house of ill repute — Synonyms and related words: bagnio, bawdyhouse, bordello, brothel, cathouse, crib, den, den of vice, disorderly house, dive, house of assignation, house of joy, house of prostitution, joint, panel den, panel house, red light district, sink of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • house of ill repute — noun A brothel …   Wiktionary

  • a house of ill repute — Meaning Euphemism for a brothel. Origin …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • house\ of\ ill\ fame — • house of ill fame • house of ill repute n. phr. A bordello; a brothel. At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar …   Словарь американских идиом

  • house of ill fame — or[of ill repute] {n. phr.} A bordello; a brothel. * /At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • house of ill fame — or[of ill repute] {n. phr.} A bordello; a brothel. * /At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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