1. brothel

noun. ['ˈbrɑːθəl'] a building where prostitutes are available.


  • house of ill repute
  • edifice
  • bagnio
  • whorehouse
  • cathouse
  • building
  • bawdyhouse
  • sporting house
  • house of prostitution
  • massage parlor

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Words that Rhyme with Brothel

  • bothell

Example sentences of the word brothel

1. Noun, singular or mass
Especially earthy are the surviving frescoes in the ancient brothel.

Quotes containing the word brothel

1. Are you implying that shreds of my reputation remain intact?"Will demanded with mock horror. "Clearly I have been doing something wrong. Or not something wrong, as the case may be."He banged on the side of the carriage. "Thomas! We must away at once to the nearest brothel. I seek scandal and low companionship.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

2. Could it be, as one writer puts it, that every knock at the door of a brothel is actually a knock at the heart of God?
- Randy Elrod, Sex, Lies & Religion