[ hawr-hous, hohr- or, often, hoor- ]
/ ˈhɔrˌhaʊs, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər- /
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noun, plural whore·hous·es [hawr-hou-ziz, hohr- or, often, hoor-]. /ˈhɔrˌhaʊ zɪz, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər-/.
a house or apartment in which prostitutes are available for hire; house of prostitution; brothel.
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Larry L. King, 83 (Jan. 1, 1929, to Dec. 20, 2012) The playwright best known for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.
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/ (ˈhɔːˌhaʊs) /
another word for brothel
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