house of ill repute

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Origin of house of ill repute

First recorded in 1720–30
Also called house of ill fame.
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Related Words for house of ill repute

brothel, whorehouse, bawdyhouse, bordello, cathouse

British Dictionary definitions for house of ill repute

house of ill repute

house of ill fame

noun
  1. a euphemistic name for brothel
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