[ shit-hous ]

noun,plural shit·hous·es [shit-hou-ziz]. /ˈʃɪtˌhaʊ zɪz/. Slang: Vulgar.
  1. a privy; outhouse.

  2. 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.

Idioms about shithouse

  1. 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.

Origin of shithouse

First recorded in 1910–15; shit + house

Words Nearby shithouse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023