What does BROTHEL mean?

BROTHEL meaning in General Dictionary

a property of lewdness or sick popularity a home frequented by prostitutes a bawdyhouse

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  • a building where prostitutes are available
  • a property of lewdness or ill fame; a house frequented by prostitutes; a bawdyhouse.

BROTHEL meaning in Law Dictionary

bawdy-house; a property of sick fame; a standard habitation of prostitutes.


BROTHEL meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"bawdy house," 1590s, shortened from brothel-house, from brothel "prostitute" (belated 15c.), previous "vile, useless individual" of either intercourse (14c.), from Old English bro


BROTHEL meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A home of lewdness or ill popularity; a house frequented by prostitutes; a bawdyhouse.


Sentence Examples with the word BROTHEL

I understand opportunities were limited a century ago but surely she could have been a school teacher or office clerk or something above a brothel prostitute.

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