grind house

noun Slang.

a burlesque house, especially one providing continuous entertainment at reduced prices.
a movie theater that shows films throughout the day and all or most of the night. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for grindhouse


/ (ˈɡraɪndˌhaʊs) /


mainly US
  1. a cinema specializing in violent or exploitative films such as martial arts movies from Japan and Hong Kong
  2. (as modifier)a grindhouse film
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