Brothel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbrɑːθl|  American pronunciation of the word brothel
Brit.  |ˈbrɒθ(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word brothel


- a building where prostitutes are available (syn: bagnio, bawdyhouse, bordello, cathouse, whorehouse)


...the district is infamous for its brothels and drug dealers...

...contends that visiting a brothel is the sort of opprobrious conduct for which a public official should be censured...

Word forms

singular: brothel
plural: brothels
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