/ (ʃaʊs) Australian slang /
a toilet; lavatory
unwell or in poor spirits
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby shouse
Word Origin for shouse
C20: shortening of shithouse
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Example sentences from the Web for shouse
Shouse and the son of Ford atoned upon the gallows their crimes in 1833.
Associated with him were his son and two other individuals, named Simpson and Shouse.