[ shit-hous ]
/ ˈʃɪtˌhaʊs /
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noun, plural shit·hous·es [shit-hou-ziz]. /ˈʃɪtˌhaʊ zɪz/. Slang: Vulgar.
a privy; outhouse.
a terrible, filthy, poor, or low-quality thing or place (often used attributively): Ugh, you wouldn’t believe the rat-infested shithouse she was living in.The studio will keep churning out shithouse sequels as long as people buy tickets to see them.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Idioms for shithouse
be built like a brick shithouse, Slang: Vulgar. (of a person) to be big, solid, or muscular: The other guy in the fight was built like a brick shithouse.
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