big house


noun Slang.

a penitentiary (usually preceded by the).

Nearby words

  1. big gun,
  2. big hair,
  3. big head, have a,
  4. big hitter,
  5. big hook,
  6. big idea,
  7. big ike,
  8. big kahuna,
  9. big labor,
  10. big laurel

Origin of big house

First recorded in 1815–25

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