noun, plural flop·hous·es [flop-hou-ziz] /ˈflɒpˌhaʊ zɪz/.
Examples from the Web for flophouse
They dress in clothing from the flophouse lost-and-found and are groomed with a hacksaw and gravel rake.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his hand is a Bloody Mary, and his eyelids hang down his face like two broken blinds in a flophouse.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The theater job proves temporary, and after weeks of couch surfing McClear finds a bed at a flophouse called the Malibu Hotel.'The Last of the Live Nude Girls': Sheila McClear’s Memoir|David Goodwillie|December 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The walls were paper-thin, and he could hear all comings-and-goings at his end of the flophouse.