[ grahynd-hous ]
/ ˈgraɪndˌhaʊs /
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Also grind house . a burlesque house, especially one providing continuous entertainment at reduced prices.
a movie theater with inexpensive admission pricing that shows low-budget films one after another, throughout the day and all or most of the night.
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British Dictionary definitions for grindhouse
/ (ˈɡraɪndˌhaʊs) /
- a cinema specializing in violent or exploitative films such as martial arts movies from Japan and Hong Kong
- (as modifier)a grindhouse film
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